Re: [dev] [dwm] Fullscreen programs in tile mode

From: Nick <>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 10:11:49 +0000

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 11:04:22AM +0100, Manolo Martínez wrote:
> Btw, I've just noticed that residual (an emulator needed to play Grim Fandango)
> will not honour the request to toggle floating -- if it is floating. LyX,
> mplayer and the rest do, so I guess this is a bug in residual.

Neat, I just started playing with residual myself, it's
awesome (and, for the record, is an engine, not an

It's an SDL window, and yes, it is only happy floating.
Games are often this way, as they aren't comfortable in any
but a few resolutions. Incidentally, you may find dwm does
not handle residual at full screen well at all. This is a
known SDL bug that nobody on the SDL side seems very
interested in fixing, unfortunately (search for 'sdl
reparenting fullscreen' to find issue).
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