UT2003 regression, Windowing problem

Stefan Dösinger stefandoesinger at gmx.at
Tue May 10 08:26:57 CDT 2005

> On Mon, 09 May 2005 22:43:49 +0100, Ann and Jason Edmeades wrote:
> > So should there have been an action as a result of the WM_PAINT, and is
> > it valid for it not to occur (ie is wine overdoing the assumption on
> > redrawing)
> Notes has the same problem. Last time I talked to The Director about it he
> said doing nothing in WM_PAINT was invalid and indeed, doing that on
> Windows goes into an infinite loop. Most puzzling. There seems to be a
> magic combination of things you can do that make it not go into this loop
> ... not sure.
Looks like I have 2 more apps:
Empire Earth and MS Office 2003.
Empire Earth locks during startup(before reaching it's usual problems), and MS 
Office 2003 blocks when showing the file open/save dialog.

Adding a break in the child==prev path of update_now fixes them too.


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