Re: [dev] Re: dwm development continues NOW

From: Dave Heistand <>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 06:30:05 -0400

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 05:27:48PM +0100, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
> An initial version of the new xinerama support is committed into hg,
> it's not finished/polished yet, but the basics are usable already.
> During the development I decided to have a bar per monitor, instead of
> just one bar. It's less confusing that way.
> Monitors are currently selected through pressing Mod1-w, Mod1-e (just
> two initial keybindings), and clients are assigned to the selected
> monitor and can be re-assigned using Mod1-Shift-w, Mod1-Shift-e resp.
> There are several bugs still, esp. related to the floating handling
> (it's currently possible to have a floating client assigned to a
> monitor even if it's shown on a totally different monitor).
> The code will have a lot of polishing and some config.h options will
> go away possibly... one candidate is topbar.
> Bug reports welcome.
> Please don't do code reviews yet, I know that it's ugly and needs polishing.
> Kind regards,
> Anselm

This is a great start compared to how I was using dwm with 2 monitors
before. It does appear to need a bit of polishing but with some
refinement these changes will likely be a dramatic improvement for me.
For what it's worth, I use 2 LCD 1280x1024 monitors.

Received on Wed Jul 01 2009 - 10:30:05 UTC

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