XDamage extension doesn't work with 3D desktops, like compiz.
This blocks, for instance, VNC servers (like GNOME vino) who use this extension.
this should be fixed with current git mesa/xserver/et al, i believe.
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> this should be fixed with current git mesa/xserver/et al, i believe.
Oh, this is a great news. Do you have any idea when a new tarball (release) will be released?
This seems to still be happening on latest Ubuntu Jaunty Beta with -restricted drivers (tested with nvidia restricted). vnc will show a static image with no refreshes. Monitoring the system will show that actions are actually taking place (or starting another vnc session to grab a new 'snapshot').
More info here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/353126
Is the fix for that included in server 1.6 that ubuntu uses
In the newest karmic with xserver 1.7 this is still an issue. Bug 595949 (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=595949) has been opened with slightly more information.