Re: [dwm] Xinerama support

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2007 13:03:04 +0100

On Sun, Dec 09, 2007 at 12:54:00PM +0100, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> could you imagine that there is a way that dwm could be used in
> a Xinerama environment and how that might look like?
> Regardless if that is necessary or not for mainstream dwm,
> I see the following possibilities:
> - aim multihead setup (distinct bars, tag sets and layouts for
> each screen)
> - extend tile() into tile2() and tile3(), where tile2 assumes
> one screen as master area (with the bar), and one screen as
> stacking area (note, setmwfact won't have any effect here), and
> tile3() would do similiar, but the third screen would be
> stacking area as well.
> Are there other ideas?

I got another idea. Assumed, that the column layout of wmii
would have a revival in dwm, then one could define the number of
columns per screen as a Xinerama scenario instead.


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