Pegasus Mail 4.02 ('Silver' App)
rick at valeoinc.com
Wed Nov 20 19:10:45 CST 2002
On Wed, 2002-11-20 at 16:07, Dustin Navea wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Duane Clark" <dclark at akamail.com>
> To: <wine-devel at winehq.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 3:45 PM
> Subject: Re: Pegasus Mail 4.02 ('Silver' App)
> > Rick Romero wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > I'm not sure what Alexandre may not have liked other than the extra
> > > stuff that was in there, so I yanked out the extra things that didn't do
> > > anything, and did a cvs diff -u .
> > >
> > > How is this one? (Should I have done it from wine/ instead ?)
> > >
> > Well, here was his comment at the time:
> > http://www.winehq.com/hypermail/wine-devel/2002/08/0360.html
> <!-- Grabbed from hypermail -->
> > Duane Clark <dclark at akamail.com> writes:
> > > Unlike most other apps, when iconified fpga_editor triggers
> > > X11DRV_ShowWindow() with a cmd==SW_HIDE, to hide the window. When
> > > X11DRV_MapNotify() was subsequently called, it did nothing because
> > > WS_VISIBLE was not set. This patch fixes that.
> > >
> > > I've been using this patch with everything I run for about 5 months now.
> > >
> > > Log message:
> > > Fix restoring of windows that were iconified with SW_HIDE.
> > Well, SW_HIDE is supposed to hide the window, not iconify it, so we
> > are not supposed to get a MapNotify at this point. What is probably
> > missing is proper handling for hiding an iconified window.
> It seems to me like Pegasus Mail is whats broken here.
I am far from an expert in OS function here, but I can say I've used
Pegasus Mail since Win95, right through to XP, used that option, and
never had an issue.
> The whole issue is
> that SW_HIDE is called after the window is minimized, then when restored
> SW_SHOW is not called because we arent supposed to receive a MapNotify, and
> so it shows the window decoration (because the way the WM's handle windows)
> and not the contents because they are still hidden. But I guarantee that if
> this was windows and it was doing this same thing, it wouldnt even show the
> decoration because to windows the decoration and the contents are all the
> same thing...
If things are called out of order, it's been broken in Windows for that
long. :( (or I'm misunderstanding what you're saying, which is very
> My point is that we should apply this hack until proper handling is
> implemented, as I dont personally forsee anything getting messed up by it.
> Maybe apply it but with an if to see if the window is hidden would be a
> better patch, but thats about the only change I can see fit to it aside from
> holding off until proper iconification is implemented, which would not be in
> wine's best interests IMHO.
I don't like being the one to introduce a hack, so FWIW, Pegasus Mail
only requires the patch I attached. If this works for Duane also,
excellent, I assume you'd want to keep the hack to a minimum.
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