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Re: Question on mini windows

From: Andreas Schik
Subject: Re: Question on mini windows
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 11:43:13 +0100
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On 2008-01-10 21:43:11 +0100 Fred Kiefer <address@hidden> wrote:

> Andreas Schik wrote:
>> On 2008-01-08 18:52:49 +0100 Fred Kiefer <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Sas wrote:
>>>> I've observed the same behavior, art backend. It seems the backend
>>>> doesn't inform the WM about the window being iconified, so it 
>>>> doesn't
>>>> appear as a miniwindow in WindowMaker, or as a window-icon in any 
>>>> other
>>>> WM (tested on Gnome and KDE).
>>> Yes, this is what is happening. When the window decoration comes 
>>> from
>>> the window manager, then minimizing a window via the icon does not 
>>> call
>>> any GNUstep code. If on the other hand you minimize via the menu, 
>>> the
>>> GNustep code gets activate (You may set the environment option
>>> GSAppOwnsMiniwindow to prevent this).
>> What happens here is this:
>> Using the app's menu the window is miniaturized, but comes back to 
>> its
>> original size immediately, no matter how I set GSAppOwnsMiniwindow. 
>> If
>> I set this value to NO, however, i can at least use Windowmaker's
>> title bar button again.
>> This behaviour is always the same, no matter who handles the
>> decorations.
> This is completely different to what I get here. Which window manager
> are you using? Ah, Window Maker, but what version? Looks like I have 
> to
> install that myself and test there.
According to the info panel it's 0.92.0. I run Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy).
Don't know whether they patch it in any way, but I don't think so.


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