Re: fit of flashing title bars

Doug Alcorn (
11 Feb 2000 12:11:24 -0500

Doug Alcorn <> writes:

> Solaris 2.5.1, Afterstep 1.7.172...
> Any windows created go into "flash" mode.  This is really where it is
> trying to continually redraw the title bar.  I can't tell if the whole
> thing is being redrawn or if just the buttons and title text are.
> Anyway, afterstep goes off on a cpu intensive loop that makes using it
> pretty hard.

I found that this was being caused by something in the feel file.  I
removed appsbackingstore, backingstore, saveunders, dontmoveoff.  One
of these was giving exposure events to all of the windows making the
titlebar get redrawn.
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