[xmonad] darcs patch: Support for spawning processes on a specific workspace

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sun Jan 25 18:38:54 EST 2009

On 2009 Jan 25, at 15:20, Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
> * Daniel Schoepe <asgaroth_ at gmx.de> [2009-01-25 20:17:56+0100]
>> Hello.
>> This patch adds functionality to spawn a process on a specific  
>> workspace
>> by using the "_NET_WM_PID" property that most applications set for  
>> their
>> windows(idea by sjanssen).
> By the way, shouldn't it be possible with the same method to force
> applications appear at the same workspace they were launched?

Only if you can make the app tag its window with that somehow.  I  
think you'll find there's no way to do it automatically.

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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