[xmonad] contrib darcs patch: BinarySpacePartition update

Daniel Wagner dmwit at dmwit.com
Fri May 29 16:41:54 UTC 2015

Yes, I applied it and sent a message to the list, but it seems
mail.haskell.org is having some trouble -- it (not mailman) rejected my
message, and according to infrastructure@, several others are having the
same problem.


On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 2:39 PM, Brent Yorgey <byorgey at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was just going to apply this patch but for the record, it looks like it
> has already been applied.
> -Brent
> On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 5:31 AM Anton Pirogov <anton.pirogov at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> this patch makes the actions in BSP layout more consistent and usable,
>> making Equalize and Balance work locally and also allowing to open new
>> windows at arbitrary positions:
>> Equalize/Balance now only rearrange the currently focused node instead of
>> the whole layout (e.g. you want to keep some windows like they are but only
>> want to rearrange a deeply nested branch).
>> New windows now are inserted into the currently selected node, so e.g
>> focussing the root (everything) and opening the window will make the new
>> window take half of the screen (not possible  or very cumbersome before).
>> Also a new feature is added - now it is possible to select a window or
>> group of windows (first FocusParent, then SelectNode) and "cut&paste" the
>> selected window(s) into some other location in the layout (again,
>> FocusParent to the destination, then MoveNode). This will split the node
>> focused and put the selected window(s) there.
>> The reason for this was that more elaborate rearrangements that I
>> sometimes wished for were simply not possible just with regular window
>> swapping.
>> Best regards,
>> Anton
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