PATCH: stop crashes in desktop mode

Eric Pouech pouech-eric at
Mon Sep 29 14:34:28 CDT 2003

Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> 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
> process.
wouldn't something like Xnest help here ?

Eric Pouech

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