[xmonad] Ncurses and drop-down menus

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 19:06:41 CET 2013

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 1:25 PM, <wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu> wrote:

> Quoting Matthew Hague <matthewhague at zoho.com>:
>> When playing a track, there is a little progress indicator at the bottom
>> of
>> ncmpcpp.  If i have a drop-down menu open in a GUI app
>> (Firefox/Evince/VLC)
>> and the indicator updates, then the menu window disappears.  Even if
>> ncmpcpp
>> is not on the same workspace as the GUI app.
> Really strange! You should post your config somewhere (say, hpaste.org).
> Are you using an urgency hook?

I'm wondering if ncmpcpp is doing something like using $WINDOWID to pop up
a separate window and manipulating it forcibly.

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