wineconsole --backend-user

Robert Lunnon bobl at
Thu Sep 15 04:24:51 CDT 2005

On Thursday 15 September 2005 18:16, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 06:20:35PM +1000, Robert Lunnon wrote:
> > After an underwhelming response to my last query, I dug a little deeper
> > and while I'm not too familiar with windows code I can't seem to figure
> > out what is wrong with user.c that gives me my funny display. It would
> > seem that either bitblt isn't working as advertised or the memory DC
> > isn't being written properly (or it's not compatible with the display
> > context). Does --backend=user work under Linux ?
> >
> > Anyway, before I spend a great deal of time on this, I am prompted to ask
> > how important is this backend, seeing I have curses working properly. I
> > could easily make the user backend default to the curses implementation
> > for compatibility short term. Is there a downside to this? Is this
> > something that's likely to be deprecated soon ?
> --backend=user display characters for me, but has this "random" lines
> between every character too. On Linux.
> Ciao, Marcus
> s
Thanks, at least I know I'm not totally insane, can any other linux user 
confirm problems with this?

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