On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 01:00:27PM +0200, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> Philip Brown <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Just FYI: Xsun with XFree extensions is known to have a problem
> > with certain video cards, which makes some gtk programs that use pixmaps,
> > not display properly.
> >...
> I think this may be the GDK bug that Federice fixed some days ago:

no, I dont think so.
I was re-reminded of it today, so I'll email the workaround:

compile gtk with --disable-shm, if and only if you see the bad pixmaps.

> since this is definitely not a GIMP problem, your report is slightly
> off-topic though. Please test such things with testgtk and if you can
> reproduce them, report them as GTK+ bug using Bugzilla.

yes, its true it is not a gimp problem. But if people compile gimp and see
wierd stuff, they'll wonder whats going on. 
So I think it is good to have this in the archive, and also to let you guys
know in case anyone else bothers you about it :-)

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