Re: Session management
- From: Felix Bellaby <felix pooh u-net com>
- To: raster redhat com
- Cc: michael metal iinet net au, gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Session management
- Date: Thu, 3 Dec 1998 15:59:17 +0000 (GMT)
> On 3 Dec, Michael O'Reilly scribbled:
> -> Is the gnome session management intended to save and restore window
> -> geometry? If so, what mechinism is being used for this? I'm under the
> -> impression that the window manger is responsible for the window
> -> positioning, and it's difficult (impossible?) for an app to find it's
> -> position without talking to the window manager?
> gnome-session is pretty broken right now - as are all gnome clients -
> the MW has no chance of ding this as the session ID is never set on
> those client windows so the WM cant identfy the session those windows
> belong to. Also gnome-session itself has many issues :)
I agree re brokenness on client side but the client ids are being set.
You need to look on the client leader window (i.e. WM_HINTS "group leader").
You should not need the session name. Index the data on the client id
allocated to E.
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