[patch] Fake display interface

Roderick Colenbrander thunderbird2k at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 12:08:48 CDT 2011

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 3:14 PM, Jari Vetoniemi <mailroxas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, sorry about that.. Gmail does not seem to play nice with some
> mailing lists which is weird.
> Anyways, I looked at the bug report. This could work for resolution
> and frequency, but it does not fake color depth.
> 2011/9/5 GOUJON Alexandre <ale.goujon at gmail.com>:
>> On 09/02/2011 10:57 PM, Jari Vetoniemi wrote:
>>> Yeah, I'm aware of virtual desktop and used to create scripts to
>>> launch applications using wine explorer \desktop=WIDTHxHEIGHT or
>>> whatever the parameters were, it works well. But means that you have
>>> to create always new shell script, and it also can prevent desktop
>>> integration for certain application. If you globally enable that also,
>>> it means that every application opens on the same virtual desktop.
>>> Also virtual desktop won't fake the display resolutions to application
>>> which is useful in certain cases.
>> Please bottom post.
>> I can't comment your code but I know there is a "wine 1.2" bug requesting
>> this kind of feature : http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11079

Note why don't you just disable XRandr and XVidmode in the registry?
Then you don't have any mode switching (this can be done on a per app
basis even in the same wineprefix).


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