Re: [PATCH] make "Open Location" dialog multihead aware
- From: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org, nautilus-list gnome org, Davyd Madeley <davyd madeley id au>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] make "Open Location" dialog multihead aware
- Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 10:25:15 +0200
On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 11:47 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-07-23 at 12:18 -0600, Elijah Newren wrote:
> > Seems like Metacity ought to have that placement algorithm built in so
> > nautilus and any other span-multiple-xinerama windows can just work
> > (after all, Metacity is the one that chooses "center on parent"
> > already anyway, and appears to already have code in that section to
> > "clip to xinerama of parent" which is apparently something a little
> > different than what you are proposing). Even if we don't want to do
> > this in general (e.g. may by problematic for windows that are half on
> > one screen half on another but don't fully cover both screens), we
> > could probably do this for at least _NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_DESKTOP
> > windows. Havoc, sound reasonable?
> If nautilus is already setting uposition then metacity can't do anything
> since we can't ignore uposition, the fix has to be in nautilus.
> If nautilus isn't setting uposition, just setting the parent
> relationship, then the correct fix is in metacity.
Nautilus is not setting uposition, just the parent. I think this should
be fixed in metacity.
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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