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Fwd: Problem when scrolling vertically

From: Edwin Ancaer
Subject: Fwd: Problem when scrolling vertically
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2014 23:20:43 +0200

The recompilation was for Fedora 20, not for fedora 19.

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From: Edwin Ancaer <address@hidden>
Date: 2014-07-07 23:18 GMT+02:00
Subject: Re: Problem when scrolling vertically
To: Fred Kiefer <address@hidden>
Cc: Discuss GNUstep <address@hidden>


thanks for looking into it.

I do not use any theming in gnustep.

I'm trying to collect he necessary information, but as I'm not a technical genius where compilation and linking are concerned, it will take me some time to get all the details.

I don't see the scrolling problem in GNUMail, that was compiled in Fedora19, but I see it in GWorkspace and  ProjectCenter that I recompiled for Fedora19.

address@hidden GNUMail.app]$ ls -l
total 80
-rwxrwxr-x.  1 edwin edwin 71839 Dec 26  2013 GNUMail
drwxrwxr-x. 12 edwin edwin  4096 Dec 26  2013 Resources
-rw-rw-r--.  1 edwin edwin    46 Dec 26  2013 stamp.make
address@hidden GNUMail.app]$ cd ..
address@hidden Applications]$ cd Pr*
address@hidden ProjectCenter.app]$ ls -l
total 284
-rwxrwxr-x.  1 edwin edwin 281624 Jul  6 22:35 ProjectCenter
drwxrwxr-x. 17 edwin edwin   4096 Jul  6 22:35 Resources
-rw-rw-r--.  1 edwin edwin     71 Jul  6 22:35 stamp.make

I already attached the ldd-results for GNUMail and ProjectCenter.

Hope you find somthing in it.

Could it be the compiling options: I used the installation instructions from Etoile.

Kind regards

Edwin Ancaer

2014-07-05 14:43 GMT+02:00 Fred Kiefer <address@hidden>:

Hi Edwin,

to see the old scrolling problem again is a bit surprising for me. I was
rather sure we did resolve it a long time ago.

Fedora 20 has been out for some time now, and this is the first reported
issue for it. Maybe we should try to rule out all other possibilities
that could have caused the issue.

Could you first make sure that you switch off any possible GNUstep
theme? If this solves the problem, recompile the theme and try again.

The next thing you should check is whether the cairo library that gets
used during compile time is the same as the one used at runtime. Maybe
you have an outdated cairo dev package somewhere?

After that you should run ldd on the GWorkspace executable and report
back the result. Is there any suspicious, old looking library in the list?

With all that ruled out, it is getting difficult. There could be some
disagreement between GNUstep and the window manager about the size of
the window decoration. You should run "xprop -root |grep GNUSTEP" and
report back the values and compare them to the actual values used for
window decorations. (The values are right, left, top, button for all the
16 different window styles) But judging from your screenshot you are
having GNUstep draw the window decoration, not the window manager.

That is about everything I can think of at the moment. Please feel free
to report anything you find out.


On 04.07.2014 23:32, Edwin Ancaer wrote:
> After upgrading from Fedora 19 to Fedora 20, I got errors about wrong
> library versions when executing GNUstep programs, so I decided to
> recompile.
> At the same time, I downloaded GNUstep Revision 37964 from trunk.
> I also downloded the libobjc2 from this revision and compiled with Clang
> 3.4.
> The test from Base and Gui reprted no errors, only some dashed hopes.
> I the recompiled ProjectCenter & GWorkspace, and when using the vertical
> scrolbar, I got the strange effect you can see in the attached file.
> I used trunk for the gnustep libr(

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