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

From: Ross Mohn <>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 08:57:14 -0400

On Thu, 2007-04-19 at 09:43 +0200, 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.
> Regards,

Thanks arg!
bstack patch should be out this weekend.
Received on Fri Apr 20 2007 - 14:57:20 UTC

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