[xmonad] register XMonad as window manager with X

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 00:32:55 CET 2011

On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 18:44, Jochen Keil <jochen.keil at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have switched from gnome to xfce and came across some issues with xfce
> + xmonad. One more prominent issue was that xfce4-panel checks if a
> window manager is running. It does so by looking through all atoms with
> XGetSelectionOwner().
> However, XMonad does not set a window manager atom using
> XSetSelectionOwner(). Therefore it takes some time until xfce4-panel

You're running stock 0.9.1/0.9.2, which is effectively 2 years old at this
point.  Upgrade to the darcs version; the correct version of your code
(which also handles replacing and handoff from a currently running window
manager, unlike yours) is already there.

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
wandering unix systems administrator (available)     (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
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