Re: Problems after installing sawfish 1.6.0

Am Mon, 28 Dec 2009 11:47:20 +0100
schrieb Gerhard Kirchmann <gerhardkmn yahoo de>:

> Am Sun, 27 Dec 2009 21:03:58 -0600
> schrieb Jeremy Hankins <nowan nowan org>:
> [...]
> > Hmm..  Given my extreme ignorance wrt X and gnome, can someone
> > either help out with this or give me some pointers on how
> > gnome-pager is getting its data?  Is gnome-pager getting its
> > window-position info directly from X, or is it getting it from the
> > wm somehow?  Sawfish pager gets its data by running lisp code to
> > get position data, and I can change that to have it send correct
> > position information.
> > 
> > The problem is that the position of windows outside of the current
> > workspace isn't adjusted when the vp is shifted, so their position
> > always remains the same with respect to the current viewport.  I can
> > either go back to having viewport.jl shift the position of windows
> > outside of the current workspace when shifting vp (which will be
> > tricky to make work with dynamic viewports) or I can adjust the data
> > that's sent to the pager.
> > 
> > So I'll look around to see if I can figure out where gnome-pager
> > gets its data, but pointers would be appreciated....
> In the past there was no problem with gnome-panel, so I was astonished
> that the problem was with gnome-panel too. Unfortunately I've no
> knowledge with the internas of GNOME.

It's using the functions from libwnck.

> [...]
> > Honestly, this doesn't really sound like something that sawfish
> > could have caused.  You're running the emacs daemon yourself via a
> > terminal, right?  And you're not using screen or anything like that
> > where you might have a shell that was started outside of X?  So the
> > shell that starts the emacs daemon has the DISPLAY set?
> > 
> > You may be interested, btw, in checking out emacs.jl in the scripts
> > collection on the sawfish wiki.  That's what I use to start the
> > emacs daemon and run emacsclient, via sawfish bindings.
> > 
> Your right that I start the daemon from a terminal. But as I said the
> problem has gone. As to emacs.jl I'll give it a try.
> Gerhard Kirchmann <gerhardkmn yahoo de>

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