running "make test" results in an error

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Feb 5 05:30:34 CST 2008

Stefan Dösinger <stefan at> writes:

> Am Montag, 4. Februar 2008 18:41:23 schrieb Christopher:
>> err:xrandr:X11DRV_XRandR_SetCurrentMode Resolution change not successful --
>> perhaps display has changed? device.c:753: Test failed: Screen width is
>> 1680
>> device.c:754: Test failed: Screen height is 1050
> That is causing the tests to fail. I've never seen that specific behavior 
> before, but I think that winex11 doesn't return an error if the resolution 
> change fails. This is because some users have "broken" X11 setups which only 
> support one resolution. That way games run in a corner of the screen instead 
> of bailing out.

The usual cause for this failure is an Xrandr bug, the timestamp
checking is broken WRT wraparound. If you wait a few days (or restart
your X server) it will work again.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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