Re: [dev] dmenu, dwm and two screens

From: Martti Kühne <>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 15:33:45 +0200

On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 03:01:08PM +0200, v4hn wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I got a new monitor recently and started to work with
> two screens and dwm.
> No problem at all. Everything works fine, except for one
> _really annoying_ issue with dmenu and dwm.
> If no windows are open on the current tag of one screen
> and I switch to this screen&tag using the keyboard
> then if I invoke dmenu it doesn't always appear on the focused
> screen, but on the screen where the cursor currently is!
> The issue is gone if I open at least one client on the focused
> screen before invoking dmenu.
> I've got no time at the moment to investigate this and don't even know
> where to start looking. Could someone who knows a bit more about
> X internals than me please investigate this problem!
> v4hn

[1] for dwm, [2] for dmenu, accordingly.
I did publish it before, no idea where it got lost.
Otoh, it's a fairly simple addition, which to figure out isn't much to imo.

have a nice day.


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