[xmonad] Tabbed.addTabs broken?
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Feb 11 14:36:27 EST 2008
On Feb 11, 2008, at 14:31 , Andrea Rossato wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 02:20:46PM -0500, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
>> I will repeat that the correct way to designate decoration
>> windows is to
>> attach a decoration property to them, both to answer questions of
>> "is this a
>> real window?" and to be able to recover if xmonad exits
>> unexpectedly leaving
>> its decoration windows around (otherwise restarting xmonad turns
>> windows into managed windows because it doesn't know any better).
> decoration windows have the override_redirect bit set to true, and so
> xmonad is not going to manage them on a restart.
So instead they just hang around forever. You still want the
property in that case, so a restarted xmonad can correctly recognize
them as orphaned and destroy them.
brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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