Bug 161900 - Config module should provide feedback when setting up compositing fails
Summary: Config module should provide feedback when setting up compositing fails
Alias: None
Product: kwin
Classification: Plasma
Component: compositing (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: Compiled Sources Linux
: NOR normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: KWin default assignee
: 161175 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-05-10 16:09 UTC by Nicolas L.
Modified: 2008-08-15 13:09 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Nicolas L. 2008-05-10 16:09:35 UTC
Version:            (using Devel)
Installed from:    Compiled sources

if on kde 4.0.73 i want to activate the window effects, the window appear to tell me if i accept the new settings, i accept, and then, nothing change, i don't have the window effects.
Comment 2 Lubos Lunak 2008-06-06 13:44:03 UTC
*** Bug 161175 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Nicolas L. 2008-06-10 21:59:12 UTC
i looked the link you provided, and all seems OK  ( my kde is built with compositing support (see after ) and my xorg.conf seems ok too .

-- The following external packages were located on your system.
-- This installation will have the extra features provided by these packages.
+ BlueZ
+ lm-sensors
+ Compositing support
+ Soprano
+ libusb
+ libxft
Comment 4 Lubos Lunak 2008-08-15 13:09:34 UTC
SVN commit 847403 by lunakl:

When confirming compositing in the configuration module,
wait for KWin to initialize it and report if it fails.
FEATURE: 161900

 M  +5 -0      composite.cpp  
 M  +3 -0      kcmkwin/kwincompositing/CMakeLists.txt  
 M  +24 -2     kcmkwin/kwincompositing/advanced.cpp  
 A             kcmkwin/kwincompositing/interface_util.h   [License: LGPL (v2+)]
 M  +22 -2     kcmkwin/kwincompositing/main.cpp  
 M  +6 -0      org.kde.KWin.xml  
 M  +13 -1     workspace.cpp  
 M  +4 -1      workspace.h  

WebSVN link: http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=847403