Re: [wmii] Re: latest changes

From: Alex Kilgore <>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 10:04:53 -0400

Thomas Dahms wrote:
> Hi all,
> this is my first post to the list, switched back from dwm and dwm-gtx
> back to wmii recently for more flexibility in window arrangements.
> The diff is no longer needed with the latest tip. And creating columns
> at the left also works now. However, what does not work for me any
> longer is the following: I use these lines in wmiirc to resize always
> the leftmost column:
> Key $MODKEY-Control-$LEFT
> wmiir xwrite /tag/sel/ctl grow 1 1 right -1
> Key $MODKEY-Control-$RIGHT
> wmiir xwrite /tag/sel/ctl grow 1 1 right 1
> This does now resize the second column, not the first. It still worked
> in hg2348. I switched now to "sel sel" instead of "1 1", but have to
> select the first column now.
> Xinerama (or XRandR in my case) never really worked for me with any of
> the recent versions, but it is even more broken in hg2374: Adding a
> screen with xrandr and reexecuting wmii results in an endless loop of
> redrawing the windows and bar.
> I really like the idea of Xinerama support and am looking forward to the
> next versions.
> Regards,
> Thomas
> Alex Kilgore wrote:
>> Thanks, that diff worked just fine, the changes look really good
>> so far, I really like the idea of having support for Xinerama, ( i
>> havent been able to test that yet because i have no second monitor
>> here ) but I am looking forward to that as soon as i can get my second
>> monitor out!
>> After applying the diff that was provided in the previous message.
>> the only thing I see that is a little odd is that moving a window left
>> of the initial column crashes wmii, also so does toggling full screen
>> on and off several times in default mode (though I think that might
>> have happened before)
>> Looks great!
>> Alex
Yeah, I tried updating and it works great, thanks! :D
As for myself I have not used the grow and nudge commands much yet
because they weren't in the default wmiirc, but I just recently thought
about how useful they would be, are they ever going to be put in wmiirc
by default?
I can verify the behavior that he just described with the columns, just
tried it.
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