SoC idea: fix wine 2398 bug.

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu May 11 04:48:31 CDT 2006

"Marcin Kardas" <marcin.kardas at> writes:

> On there is written, that someone has
> tried to fix this bug like this - map Windows' window with X window
> one to one (it was my first idea). But there is also written, that
> " having a Win32 window <=> X11 window one to one mapping is not
> feasible (it was done once but Alexandre removed it as part of the
> window management rewrite as it lead to some problems in
> applications)".
> Does anybody know what type of problem it was - may be unfortunately
> programmer make another bug in code while solving this one??

It's not just a simple bug, it's fundamental incompatibilities between
Win32 and X11 windows WRT clipping and repainting, not to mention
inter-process issues. We really don't want to go back to having an X
window for every Win32 window.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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