Re: changing workspaces while dragging confuses gtk

On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 09:08, Owen Taylor wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 11:15, Shahms King wrote:
> > I recently hacked up a patch to allow hovering over the workspace
> > switcher while dragging something to change workspaces and in so doing,
> > discovered a bug with DnD.  Specifically, after changing workspaces the
> > DnD code "remembers" the window positions from the workspace on which
> > the drag was initiated and basically pays absolutely no attention to the
> > windows on the new workspace.  This means dragging and dropping only
> > works on "sticky" windows, which is just about useless in this case...
> > 
> > Obviously, at this stage in development it's a low-priority problem, but
> > I'd like to know where I should start looking to fix it... (And what
> > component to file it under).
> Exact version of GTK+? This is supposed to work, and there is a lot
> of code in GTK+ whose sole purpose is to make it work, though there
> was a problem for a while with event handling (I don't remember the
> details) that was keeping it from working.
> Regards,
> 					Owen

This is with the CVS version of Gtk+ (as checked out by jhbuild
yesterday).  Given that there is no (current) way of switching
workspaces while dragging (keyboard shortcuts don't work, etc.), there
isn't any easy way of testing said code.  If you (or anyone else) wants
to test it, the patch to libwnck for switching workspaces while dragging
is in bug #136698 (

Shahms King <shahms shahms com>

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