Re: [wmii] Snap 20051215 Bugs

From: Uriel <>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 12:22:03 +0000

On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 06:45:54AM -0500, Doug Bell wrote:
> Hi -
> A few bugs noticed on snap 20051215:
This snap is completely unusable, so I'm not sure if it's even worth
wasting time reporting bugs against it.

> - Switching from a float workspace to a column workspace can crash
> X. At first, I thought it just happened along with the previously
> reported bug for firefox switching itself to float, but it also
> happened on a workspace manually set to float for gimp use.
If something crashes X, it's an X bug; don't confuse X crashes with wmii

> - A few of gimp's dialog boxes leave empty frames behind when they
> close. This only happened with a couple of dialog types - I
> especially noticed it with the color chooser dialog. The empty
> frame does not accept a close command but can be detached.
Yes, the zombie frames are back, as usual before any major release,
> - Is size hinting for apps like xterms enabled? I've noticed that
> characters that extend below the baseline [gjpqy] can be difficult
> to read on the last line of an xterm.
That is because garbeam keeps removing proper support for increment
handling, this should not even be an option, increment handling should
be _always_ supported, if some apps ask for it without needing it, it's
it's own frking problem.
> One other comment: You had mentioned previously that the new column
> layout would replace the tiled, vsplit and grid layouts. So I was
> surprised to see the maximized layout removed as well. There are other
> ways to do it (unlock the first frame or switch the app to an empty
> workspace), but the maximized layout was nice to temporarily get more
> space for an app in a column layout.
Max layout and full screen mode have always been rather broken, see

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