[xmonad] XMonad can't support _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW" root window property.

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sun Nov 30 15:48:03 EST 2008

> Hi, develop team!
> I have use XMonad some month.
> It's great, thanks!
> But i found XMonad does not support the necessary root window property,
> namely "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW".
> Because i have a emacs extension for SCIM-Bridge need use this root
> window property to compute input focus position.
> And can use command "xprop -root _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW" to test this
> problem, will got "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW:  no such atom on any window."
> message.
> But in GNOME, this command will get value of "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW".
> So please add this root window property in XMonad.
> Thanks!

This atom is set via the  XMonad.Hooks.EwmhDesktops module.
(As is the rest of the GNOME support)

-- Don

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