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Bug#399292: mplayer: MPlayer rc1 can't be properly scaled by WM on start


The kwin package is called kde-window-manager as of Debian Testing. I
don't know how to reassign bugs, though. Could you please reassign it?


On 23 August 2010 05:50, Reinhard Tartler <siretart@tauware.de> wrote:
> reassign 399292 mplayer,kwin
> severity 399292 minor
> tags 399292 upstream,help
> thanks
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 03:04:08 (CEST), Alexander Dorokhine wrote:
>> Sorry, there is a misunderstanding regarding what is working. Scaling works
>> fine as long as it is done after the movie starts.
>> If I start mplayer, and then click the 'maximise' button on the window, it
>> maximises just fine.
> Oh, I must have missed that.
>> However, if I configure my window manager (kwin) to automatically maximise
>> mplayer windows on start, they are not maximised, but instead snap back to
>> the default size when the movie starts.
> This indicates an interaction issue. I cannot test this myself as my
> window manager (metacity) doesn't support this. Is there a simpler
> testcase other than running kwin to test this functionality? If not, I
> fear some kwin expert needs to have a look at the mplayer source code
> and write a patch.
> Please note that I've co-assigned it to the kwin package, that has been
> removed from stable. I reckon that kwin has been merged to some other
> package, please reassign as appropriate if you know what package that is.
>> A long long time ago, this used to work properly.
> Hm, interesting.
> --
> Gruesse/greetings,
> Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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