Screen not repainting dirty regions on some apps (vmwgfx_scanout_update: failed to send dirty (-22, Invalid argument))

Bug #1865963 reported by Ceriand
This bug affects 2 people
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X.Org X server
xserver-xorg-video-vmware (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When using gvim and some other apps, regions of windows will sometimes not repaint until the window is moved or otherwise interacted with. Someone posted a workaround patch on the upstream gitlab and it seems to fix the issue for me.

Upstream bug is here:

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Ceriand (ceriand) wrote :
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in xserver-xorg-video-vmware (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in xorg-server:
status: Unknown → New
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