X2Go Bug report logs - #872
Turn xinerama.conf file related code inside X2Go Client into legacy code (for NX agents << 3.6)

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Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 12:00:01 UTC

Severity: important

Found in version 4.0.4.0

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Subject: Bug#872: [X2Go-Dev] Turn xinerama.conf file related code inside X2Go Client into legacy code (for NX agents << 3.6)
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ok, let's wait till this feature is available in nxagent and I'll put
support for it in x2go client.


regards,
Alex

Am 18.05.2015 um 10:40 schrieb Mike Gabriel:
> Hi Alex,
> (re-adding #872 to Cc:, dropping x2go-dev instead)
> 
> (my answers in-line at end of mail text)
> 
> On  So 17 Mai 2015 08:45:57 CEST, Oleksandr Shneyder wrote:
> 
>> Am 15.05.2015 um 13:59 schrieb Mike Gabriel:
>>> Package: x2goclient
>>> Severity: important
>>> Version: 4.0.4.0
>>>
>>> Hi Uli, hi Alex,
>>>
>>> I turn this discussion into a bug report against X2Go Client.
>>>
>>> Short summary for Alex: Ulrich has completely revisited [2] Xinerama in
>>> nx-libs recently for the 3.6.x branch of nx-libs [1].
>>>
>>> The complete Xinerama code has been rewritten and moved mainly into the
>>> hw/nxagent/Screen.c file, so that we can soon drop your patched
>>> libNX_Xinerama.so library and all that LD_LIBRARY_PATH stuff from
>>> x2goruncommand.
>>>
>>> With Ulrichs work, the hacky part in X2Go Client of writing and
>>> continuously updating a xinerama.conf file server-side from the
>>> client-side becomes obsolete and should only be kepts as legacy code for
>>> cases where X2Go Client talks to nxagent servers << 3.6.
>>>
>>> I'd also appreciate it if you could give feedback on the below question.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Mike
>>>
>>> [1] https://github.com/ArcticaProject/nx-libs
>>> [2] https://github.com/ArcticaProject/nx-libs/pull/23
>>>
>>> On  Do 14 Mai 2015 23:32:03 CEST, Ulrich Sibiller wrote:
>>>
>>>> while testing my xinerama re-implementation I noticed that x2goclient
>>>> reports a wrong width sometimes when simply moving the window without
>>>> changing the size. The reported size differs by one pixel  (too much
>>>> or too little). When running x2goclient --debug you can see this:
>>>>
>>>> x2go-DEBUG-../src/onmainwindow.cpp:10160> "New proxy geometry: (x:
>>>> 329, y: 214, w: 1440, h: 900"
>>>> x2go-DEBUG-../src/onmainwindow.cpp:10160> "New proxy geometry: (x:
>>>> 365, y: 213, w: 1440, h: 900"
>>>> x2go-DEBUG-../src/onmainwindow.cpp:10160> "New proxy geometry: (x:
>>>> 825, y: 190, w: 1440, h: 900"
>>>> x2go-DEBUG-../src/sshprocess.cpp:189> executing remote command via
>>>> SshProcess object (24): "export DISPLAY=:50;printf '\''1095 0 345
>>>> 900\n0 0 1095 900'\'' >
>>>> $HOME/.x2go/C-uli-50-1431636769_stDKDE_dp24/xinerama.conf"
>>>>
>>>> -> here the 345 should have been a 344.
>>>>
>>>> Interestingly my patched x2goagent (that completely ignores
>>>> xinerama.conf) sees that value. So I conclude that x2goclient is
>>>> manipulating the nxproxy window size by one pixel itself. Disabling
>>>> xinerama in the session's configuration fixes the problem.
>>>>
>>>> That off-by-one behaviour is caused by this code in onmainwindow.cpp:
>>>>
>>>> void ONMainWindow::slotXineramaConfigured()
>>>> {
>>>>     if (resumingSession.fullscreen)
>>>>         return;
>>>>     if (xinSizeInc == -1)
>>>>         xinSizeInc=1;
>>>>     else
>>>>         xinSizeInc=-1;
>>>> #ifdef Q_OS_LINUX
>>>>    
>>>> lastDisplayGeometry.setWidth(lastDisplayGeometry.width()+xinSizeInc);
>>>>     XSync(QX11Info::display(),false);
>>>>     XResizeWindow(QX11Info::display(), proxyWinId,
>>>>
>>>> lastDisplayGeometry.width(),lastDisplayGeometry.height());
>>>>     XSync(QX11Info::display(),false);
>>>> #endif
>>>> #ifdef Q_OS_WIN
>>>>     QRect geom;
>>>>     wapiWindowRect ( (HWND) proxyWinId, geom );
>>>>     wapiMoveWindow( (HWND) proxyWinId, geom.x(), geom.y(),
>>>> geom.width()+xinSizeInc, geom.height(),true);
>>>>     lastDisplayGeometry=proxyWinGeometry();
>>>> #endif
>>>>     xineramaTimer->start(500);
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> If I set xinSizeInc to zero in all cases the off-by-one behaviour is
>>>> completely gone. Why does xinSizeInc exist at all?
> 
>> It's a great news. Do we need to make a changes in the X2Go Client for
> 
> X2Go Client needs to test the remote x2goagent version and check whether
> it is << 3.5.99.0 or >= 3.5.99.0. If it is >= 3.5.99.0, the new Xinerama
> support will be present (once we have released 3.5.99.0, at the moment
> the code has not been merged). If the new Xinerama code is present, then
> there is no need for the xinerama.conf server-side writing/updating
> anymore.
> 
>> this? I think it should be sufficient to make changes in x2goruncommand.
> 
> I think that too, see X2GoBTS #873 [1].
> 
>> Should user still have possibility to turn Xinerama off? I can still
> 
> This is a good question. I don't think that we should include the
> xinerama.conf part in nxagent anymore, but a way for switching off the
> Xinerama extension should be possible, indeed.
> 
> The current plan is to make the cmdline options +xinerama / -xinerama
> (or -extension Xinerama) functional in nxagent. With all previous
> versions of nxagent, this did not have any effect, so far. Ulrich is
> working on that.
> 
>> imagine the use case when user have an x2goagent window in the middle of
>> two physical monitors but want to see agent window as one display.
> 
> Indeed.
> 
>> regards
>> Alex
> 
> Mike
> 
> [1] https://bugs.x2go.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=873


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