Re: Session Restoring All Windows on First Workspace

Am Fri, 13 Aug 2010 10:55:08 -0500
schrieb Jeremy Hankins <nowan nowan org>:

> Clinton Ebadi <clinton unknownlamer org> writes:
> > Jeremy Hankins <nowan nowan org> writes:
> >> Theoretically, I could use some other session manager and get the
> >> same results.  Any suggestions for a simple session manager that just
> >> manages a session?  Ideally I wouldn't have to spend much time
> >> futzing with it...
> >
> > So it turns out that sawfish was actually not even starting properly!
> Can you explain how you start sawfish?  I got gnome starting sawfish by
> using gconf-editor to edit
> desktop/gnome/session/required_components/windowmanager.  At first I
> thought I could specify a path there, but it seems that it's expecting a
> desktop file, not an executable.  Once I figured that out I was able to
> get gnome to start sawfish rather than silently ignoring the
> "/usr/local/bin/sawfish" I'd had there.  I honestly don't comprehend how
> gnome is considered easy to use....
> Anyway, I do all this and discover that sawfish isn't being run with the
> --sm-client-id arg at all, so it's running without session management.
> So I still can't test it out myself.
> > After fixing things such that it was being started correctly... it
> > bombed out with a weird error and unhelpful backtrace. After a bit of
> > debugging and figuring out how the debugger worked... tada, I discovered
> > the problem was in lisp/sawfish/wm/user.jl. The last bit consumes *all*
> > command line arguments, and attempts to load anything it does not
> > recognize as a file, or, if it does not exist, as a module. And thus
> > sawfish died upon encountering "--sm-client-id".
> This seems to be the result of a commit Chris made back in August of 2009:
> commit 379750f67d7227499a93b35dfa8c138d4ca5606f
> Author: chrisb <zanghar freenet de>
> Date:   Sat Aug 29 18:24:40 2009 +0200
>     changed position of user-level initialization

... There has been a reason for this (at that time) -- but I can't remember now.
Perhaps the issue that fixed/workarounded was already really fixed. ............
sawfish.wm.integration stuff .......... or something else?

I guess it's obsolete now.


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]