[plt-scheme] Flood of paint events during resize for MrEd under X

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Wed Dec 29 15:15:03 EST 2004

I believe you can configure your windows manager to resize by dragging 
an outline around. That's effectively what happens under mac os x and 


On Dec 29, 2004, at 8:23 AM, Simon Guest wrote:

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> I've just started with MrEd on Debian Linux, using version 208.
> I've got a fairly simply GUI with a number of panels containing 
> canvases, and a few buttons.
> When the main window is resized, the application gets a flood of paint 
> events, and it cannot keep up.  It takes quite some time (20 seconds, 
> maybe) before it catches up again.
> I noticed this post in the PLT Scheme archives, which discusses 
> exactly this problem:
> http://www.cs.utah.edu/plt/mailarch/plt-scheme-2002/msg00807.html
> However, it would seem that this problem didn't get adressed, unless 
> there is now some work-around I should be using.  Is there?
> Is there much use of MrEd GUI applications on Linux, or is mostly 
> everyone using Windows?  The reason I wonder is that with this problem 
> outstanding, the application behaviour is rather an embarrassment.  
> Any suggestions?
> cheers,
> Simon

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