That does not necessarily occur only with awesome. I have the same problem in awesome and in xfwm. And yes it is fair to assume that it is a vim bug. You cannot do match. That seems like some memory access violation. And you notice it more in awesome because, perhaps, more resizing is happening there.
Best, Slava On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 9:41 PM, Jeroen Budts <jer...@budts.be> wrote: > On 04/30/2016 06:16 PM, Uli Schlachter wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Am 30.04.2016 um 16:28 schrieb Jeroen Budts: > > [...] > >> When starting gvim with `strace gvim -V9log.txt file.tex > stdout.txt 2> > >> stderr.txt` I got the following in stdout.txt: > >> RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter) > >> Vim: Got X error > >> Vim: Finished. > >> > >> Any help on this is much appreciated. > > > > I know that this isn't helpful at all, but this sounds like a problem > with GVim. > > A BadPicture means that gvim sent a request to the X11 server to act on > some > > picture, but that picture does not exist (or is not suitable for this > request > > due to some other reason). The window manager has nothing to do with > Pictures, > > so.... hm. > > I certainly believe that it is probably a bug in Gvim (probably > triggered by one of the plugins I use). I only find it strange that the > issue occurs when running Gvim under Awesome, but not when running Gvim > under Xmonad and (certainly) not when running xfwm4. So that obviously > makes me wonder what is different about the gvim+awesome combination > that triggers this... > > Jeroen > > > -- > website: http://budts.be/ - twitter: @teranex > ___________________________________ > Registered Linux User #482240 - GetFirefox.com - ubuntu.com > > >