[xmonad] ClientMessage events in 0.7?

Joachim Breitner mail at joachim-breitner.de
Thu Jan 31 03:47:15 EST 2008


Am Donnerstag, den 31.01.2008, 09:42 +0100 schrieb Andrea Rossato:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 09:33:28AM +0100, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > now that 0.6 is out I’d like to get some attention on a feature needed
> > for more complete EWMH support: The module needs to handle XEvents
> > (ClientMessage events in particular) on a global, not per-layout, scale.
> > I’m not following xmonad development close enough to judge what the best
> > way of doing that would be, but I hope that you’ll find a way...
> btw, why don't you just place a layout modifier on to of your layout
> hook, you call it interceptor and you handle all events you want to
> handle there.
> I think that now that we have the emptyLayout method in the LayotClass
> the layoutHook and an eventual eventHook would be basically the same
> stuff...

I already submitted that, but then the event was handled once per
layout, which is too often − I need a way to reliably intercept the
event exactly once.

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