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Re: Is menu the root window of GNUstep application

From: Aredridel
Subject: Re: Is menu the root window of GNUstep application
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 22:23:15 -0600

On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 21:00, Yen-Ju Chen wrote:
> Hi,
>   Just a quick question:
>   GNUstep application usually has at least two X windows, menu and main 
> window.
>   Are they independent from each other from Xwindow's point of view ?

Completely, except they come over the same connection to the X server.

>   Or they are parent and child window ?

Parent windows contain the child in X.

>   If they are parent and child windows, which on is the root window ? menu ?

In X terms, the "Root" window is the screen background, and inside that
all applications are children.

>   I know I can trace it down by looking at source code.
>   But I think it will be faster to get the anwser by asking. :)

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