why does my wallpaper paint?
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Wed Jul 6 11:18:01 2005
Actually it is a bug - VNC server doesn't wait for long enough after
disabling the local wallpaper before trying to send an update to the viewer.
This results in the wallpaper being displayed, and then removed. We're
adding a timeout in there to fix this problem.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Yann Renard
> Sent: 06 July 2005 08:51
> To: Mickey Ferguson
> Cc: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: Re: why does my wallpaper paint?
> Mickey Ferguson wrote:
> > I never got a single reply to this question either, so I'll
> try one more
> > time. (I was new to the list and my address might not have been
> > validated yet.) Any ideas what might be wrong?
> > I've got my server set so that when I connect, the wallpaper and
> > background patterns are to be removed. But when I actually
> connect, the
> > entire wallpaper is painted, and then only after the entire
> desktop is
> > painted, then the background is removed and I get a solid color
> > background. Any idea why it doesn't remove the background BEFORE
> > sending all of the info to me, thus slowing down the
> initial connection?
> > OS: XP SP2 (on both viewer and server)
> > VNC: 4.1.1 (on both)
> it has similar effects on my side. This is not a bug.
> However, I don't
> know if this behavior could be changed or not...
> Hope this helps a bit
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