As the title says, graphics objects (in particular 3D graphics, but not exclusively) are displaying one update behind. I first noticed the problem when using google sketchup together with sketchy physics, but this problem actually occurs in all my wine programs.

Specifically, whenever I would click or select or whatever some part of my model in sketchup, the object would not highlight until I did something else that would update the display. For instance, I click on one of the edges of a cube. No change to the display. Then I click on the side of the cube. The display now shows the edge highlighted. I tap the delete key, the 3d view now shows the cube with the side highlighted. I rotate the view, it then shows the cube with one face gone.

While most noticeable while using sketchup, I have occasionally had that problem for a short time while using other programs, however it went away after a while.

What do I need to do to stop this happening?

Information about my environment:

Ubuntu 12.10 
Wine 1.4.1
Sketchup 8
Sketchy Physics 3.2

Memory: 7.3 GiB
Processor: AMD A6-5400K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2
Graphics: Gallium 0.4 on AMD ARUBA 
OS type: 64-bit
Disk: 976.6 GB
  • I've added a question to the end of your, well, question, for clarity. – user2405 Dec 23 '12 at 16:41
  • Wine 1.4.1 is pretty old now, did you see this problem with newer versions of Wine? – Braiam Aug 11 '13 at 1:45
  • Could be the graphics or compiz, maybe it doesn't like your graphics card? – NoBugs Sep 6 '13 at 5:39
  • @Braiam No, I've stayed sober since then. – AJMansfield Nov 5 '13 at 20:12

Just call export vblank_mode=0 before runing wine sketchup

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