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Old 04-29-2013, 10:12 AM   #1
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strang gtk-vnc behavior in -current

Anyone got gtk-vnc 0.5.{1,2} working fine on -current? It seems to build fine (on either native or SBo flavors) but when running it (either via gvncviewer or via virt-viewer) it seems to be having a problem displaying the graphical/console display, as it seems to render a few tiles, or none at all, erratically.

I've ruled out general VNC issues as both tightvnc and kdrc just work; could it be an issue between gtk-vnc and Xorg (I'm trying dig deeper by running with --gtk-vnc-debug and strace, but nothing exceptional is showing up...)
Old 04-29-2013, 11:48 AM   #2
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It doesn't work for me either. It works fine on Slackware 14 with Xorg 1.12.

I'd guess some issue between Xorg and gtk-vnc too.
Old 04-29-2013, 12:07 PM   #3
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Yeah, on the 14.0 release and Xorg 1.12 it just works. I was thinking it had to do with vala and/or pyobject (as I was getting warnings about them when building) but it seems not the case. I don't see any discussion on upstream about it either, so I think I'll report this to them as well.



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