Re: [ANNOUNCE] Sawfish 1.6.1 "Astral"

Am Sat, 9 Jan 2010 13:17:36 +0100
schrieb Janek Kozicki <janek_listy wp pl>:

> Christopher Roy Bratusek said:     (by the date of Fri, 8 Jan 2010
> 23:32:41 +0100)
> > @Janek:
> > 
> > I've just switched to AMD64 2 weeks ago, so there are now
> > 64bit .debs in my repo. (deb-src, of course, too).
> this is great, thanks a lot :) I need to upgrade. heh. Still cannot
> get over to do it. There was a very old bug, that after sawfish
> restart the windows positions are all messed up. I'm still in trauma
> after that bug, although it has been fixed, right?

It has been fixed with 1.6.0. Teika, Jeremy and Me have successfully
tested and no one else complained about it still happening.

> This trauma means, that I'm reluctant to restart sawfish, when I have
> 80+ windows open. Usually I am first getting mentally prepared to
> spend 40 minutes placing all my windows back to their original
> positions across 40 viewports. This junk/windows accumulate, now it's
> 56 days uptime. Computations are going on, etc...

I can understand that, but there should be no problem as not saving
positions was the problem, but restoring, so your old sawfish will
properly save and the new one will properly restore.

> I even had to install tux-on-ice to use UPS to properly hibernate
> when power is down, so that my calculations aren't interrupted.
> With 32GB of RAM it takes 15minutes writing at 70 MB/sec HDD speed,
> all going on UPS power.


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