[mythtv] [PATCH] Display Resolution switching (Version 3)

Doug Larrick doug at ties.org
Thu Aug 5 20:53:01 EDT 2004

John Patrick Poet wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Doug Larrick wrote:
>>Does this work for you if the video resolution is *bigger* than the GUI
>>resolution?  Is that what you mean by "not work well with some window
>>managers," or is there some other difficulty?  What I see is that it
>>plays the video in only the portion of the display that corresponds to
>>the GUI size, whereas the old code (because it switched resolution and
>>resized the main window before creating the video window) worked fine.
> Yes, that is pretty much the problem.
> With ratpoison and xfce, the display resolution gets changed just fine, but
> those window managers don't seem to "let" the video window grow to the new
> display resolution.  The result is a "viewport" to the upper left portion of
> the video.

I'm using WindowMaker, though I'm certainly not tied to it.  I'll give 
it a try with Sawfish and FVWM and report back.

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