Re: A problem with gtk+ apps

Rich Shepard <> writes:
>   There's an interesting annoyance with all apps that use gtk+ for the UI:
> they prevent the window manager from complying with the -geometry option on
> the command line that invokes the app.

They certainly don't prevent it. The app author should parse this
option, then call gtk_window_set_default_size() based on it.
>   It would be very nice to have gtk apps honor that command line option as
> other apps do. Is this a reasonable request to the developers?

GTK+ can't parse it automatically, because it requires
application-specific interpretation. (e.g. xterm and Emacs don't
define it the same way as xv)


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