Starting work on wine (Direct X Help)

Nathan Williams nathan.andrew.williams at
Tue Feb 13 14:45:23 CST 2007

Oh, my apologies, i thought i had the terminology down pat, but i guess not!
I added a comment correcting myself on the appdb.

On the actual code, i think the bug lies somewhere in:

During the menus this is called repeatedly.

Which looking at the source (wined3d/palette.c) there is a comment
about problems with depth conversion (which Carmageddon runs in 8 bit)
so I'm working on the assumption thats where the problem lies.

Tonight I plan to do some testing on that to see what i can find.

On 2/13/07, Stefan Dösinger <stefandoesinger at> wrote:

> > wine explorer /desktop=foo,640x480 CARM95.EXE
> Yes, you're mangling the terminology here. What you do here is a virtual
> desktop. Managed mode means that the windows are managed by the X11 window
> manager(so they have the window decorations like Linux apps and can be
> minimized as normal), while unmanaged mode means that wine manages them,
> they
> have windows 95-style decos and stay on top of all Linux apps. Managed
> mode
> is the default, I think you can enable unmanaged mode with a registry
> switch.
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