[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#445323: Bug#445323: cpu-intensive window redraw/window resize

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 21:58:02 UTC 2007

On 10/4/07, Bruno Kleinert <fuddl at gmx.de> wrote:
> Package: xfce4-terminal
> Version: 0.2.6-4
> Severity: minor
> hi,
> xfterm consumes a lot of cpu-time when it has to redraw its window.
> this effect shows up, when i resize a xfterm window and when i switch
> to a workspaces with large-sized xfterm window. xfterm nearly takes a
> second to draw its window at a resolution of 1680x1024.
> reading through the debian changelog, it appears that there were no
> changes in the code for more than four weeks. so i suspect this "bug"
> was introduced by another package, because it showed up about one to
> two weeks ago for the first time. i cannot remember the first time i
> noticed this behaviour, so i can't figure out, which package(s) might
> be the culprit.
> i tested resizing the xfterm with and without xfce's integrated
> compositing manager and also within a compiz environment - no
> difference between them.
> cheers - fuddl

You could try disabling the composite extension in X. Terminal uses an
ARGB window if it is enabled.
Also, note that xfterm4 is a script that launches the best terminal it
finds. (Just to make you verify that you've got Terminal aka
xfce4-terminal there)

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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