Re: [dwm] bwm: border window manager

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 18:26:51 +0200

On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 05:29:13PM +0200, y i y u s wrote:
> ups! sorry for the attachment. it was my fault. it won't happen again...

Why? The attachment was fine.

> 2007/8/2, y i y u s <>:
> > This is a new experiment, completely based in dwm code and ideas,
> > which is mouse based. I wanted to try if the rat is faster, like mac
> > and plan9 developers thought (I am also starting to think so after
> > some months using plan9 tools).
> > I don't pretend to substitute dwm, though some concepts of bwm could
> > be applicable, and it would be easy to get a patch for dwm from bwm
> > source. As I tell in the bwm man page, don't consider it a dwm fork,
> > but like an unofficial highly experimental branch.
> > It was intended for personal use, to test different ideas, but I'm
> > having a couple of problems so I'm askink for help.
> > The ugliest bug is that I can't get button events from some windows
> > (acme, gimp and some others). I am having a look at it and probably
> > will find a solution but if somebody knows an easy way to solve this
> > problem it will be highly appreciated.
> > I'd like also to hear what you have to say about bwm features in
> > general, but not about the impletantion. It has been developed like a
> > hack over another hack and a general cleanup is needed (event.c is a
> > mess, for example).
> >
> > have a nice day,

Well I think you should reparent client windows if you are
planning to resize them by mouse...

See XReparentWindow(3)


 Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361
Received on Thu Aug 02 2007 - 18:26:51 UTC

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