[Xquartz-dev] XQ278rc2 is causing large 'hidden border' for me.

SciFi sci-fi at hush.ai
Mon Oct 12 20:14:56 PDT 2015

I'll try doing that,
might be a while

On 2015/10/12 22:09, Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia wrote:
> Can you try installing 2.7.8_rc1, backing up /Applications/Utilities/XQuartz.app/Contents/MacOS/X11.bin, updating to 2.7.8_rc2, and then replacing that file with the old one?
> I suspect this is a regression from http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~jeremyhu/xserver/commit/?h=server-1.16-apple&id=cac50177f99fb819bfaeea1f2ac33e38fc574eb3
>> On Oct 12, 2015, at 19:59, SciFi <sci-fi at hush.ai> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> The rc2 that was just released
>> is causing a 'hidden border'
>> along the top of every x11 window.
>> The 'native' OSX apps do not experience this.
>> Nor does the previous rc1 release.
>> I have the "X11 root window" option turned 'off'/Un-checked.
>> I'll do a screen grab to try showing this
>> (if attachments will work thru this maillist).
>> At any rate:
>> The screengrab shows 3 of my Pan windows (usenet reader for GNome/X11)
>> in front of the OSX Activity Monitor window.
>> I've already tried dragging the Pan windows as high as they're allowed to go with 278rc2 running,
>> showing around a 50-pixel gap there.
>> This gap was not there when running 278rc1 and prior
>> meaning I could drag any window to use the full area on the hardware LCD screen.
>> Note my personal life has not changed any at all ---
>> I am still on Disability with No End in Sight,
>> I am still running OSX-10.6.8 on the same model "iMac6,1"
>> which is explained here,
>> <http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/imac/specs/imac-core-2-duo-2.16-24-inch-specs.html>
>> I cannot afford to upgrade at all (even to 'join' the MAS to get 'free' apps etc since MAS still needs proof-of-purchase mechanism from me)
>> so updates to OSX-10.7 etc will not happen.
>> I've been unable to boot-up various ISO disk images properly for running open-source systems
>> (can explain this separately -- I'd much-rather switch to such a system if able to boot it up fully).
>> When this machine dies, I will be without a 'puter and without a primary source of communication,
>> so any help is greatly appreciated
>> and I'm unashamedly asking for it here among other places.
>> Thank you.
>> <XQ278rc2_causing-this-hidden-border.png>
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