Re: [dev] Proper window type for dwm and dmenu

From: v4hn <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:47:31 +0200

Where's the patch?

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 07:43:26PM +0200, Jan Christoph Ebersbach wrote:
> Hi,
> I just stumbled upon the compositor compton and came across this wiki
> page that describes that shadows don't work properly in combination with
> dwm and dmenu:
> The reason
> aren't set for the bar/menu that is drawn.
> The closest I could get in my research was
> dwm implements
> _NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE for client windows.
> Is there a specific reason for not implementing _NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE for
> dwm and dmenu other than that nobody did it so far? I think it's worth
> the issue because a compositor greatly improves window tearing and it
> would make the tools more compatible to the expected behavior.
> Btw, here is another issue related to compositors that might be worth
> considering again:
> Jan Christoph

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