PATCH: stop crashes in desktop mode

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Sep 29 14:04:32 CDT 2003

Alex Pasadyn <ajp at> writes:

> This patch just puts in a simple check that traps this condition so
> Wine doesn't crash.  I don't know enough about what that code is
> supposed to be doing to fix it properly.  (This is certainly better
> enough on my system though as it longer crashes!)  If someone wants to
> describe what "should" happen there I can look into really fixing it.

The real problem is that we create one X desktop window in each
process, while there is only one desktop window in the Windows
sense. So anything that depends on the X desktop window to be shared
is broken. The right fix is to manage the X desktop in a separate

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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