Re: [dwm] dwm-4.0 / dmenu-3.0

From: Tuncer Ayaz <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 15:29:52 +0200

On 4/19/07, Anselm R. Garbe <> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I created new releases:
> Both contain some minor changes (actually I jumped from
> dmenu-2.8 to dmenu-3.0, because I didn't checked carefully
> that there was no dmenu-2.9, nevermind ;))
> dwm-4.0 works with clients which set the TRANSIENT_FOR hint to
> some junk value (see the mailing list archives for such broken
> apps), and it also restores the client border at unmanage()
> time to the initial value. This fixes a nasty bug (border
> remains in north-west edges) when toggling the mplayer window
> between normal and fullscreen state.
> However, I wasn't able to workaround/fix the firefox issue
> when toggling firefox into fullscreen mode. Actually firefox
> is broken, it does not conform to ConfigureRequest responses
> specified in ICCCM. If firefox is a tiled window, dwm ignores
> any configurerequest and sends back a synthetic configure
> notify event which sets the border_width to the value firefox
> requested - this notifies firefox (conforiming to ICCCM) that
> the WM ignores the request of the client. But firefox resizes
> its internal pixmap buffer anyways and assumes a wrong window
> size afterwards. Not to mention that firefox behaves similiar
> worse in either floating layout or floating mode as well.
> I recommend you: DO NOT use the fullscreen-feature of firefox
> if the side-effects with dwm annoy you. Instead view it in a
> separate tag.

FYI, Firefox's F11 mode did work in my setup without the
newest border changes. Just in case you did not know.
As fullscreen is much more important for MPlayer than it
is for Firefox I can of course live with the current
Received on Thu Apr 19 2007 - 15:29:55 UTC

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