what about KDE? (was: Re: Detecting whether a compositing manager is running)
fourdan at xfce.org
Sun Sep 18 17:51:32 EEST 2005
FYI, support for COMPOSITING_MANAGER atom has just been added to xfwm4
(Xfce window manager) embedded compositing manager in svn trunk.
It's not tested though, so if you make a test case for it, just let me
On Sun, 2005-09-18 at 11:17 +0200, Christian Neumair wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 16.09.2005, 11:31 +0200 schrieb Philip Van Hoof:
> > On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 09:59 +0200, Christian Neumair wrote:
> > > It can be useful for applications and desktop environments to detect
> > > whether an application manager is running, for instance to decide
> > > whether it should use the rgba visual. According to Matthias Clasen,
> > > there are no means to detect this as of writing . Maybe we should
> > > have a per-Screen flag which returns whether a compositing manager is
> > > running for that particular Screen.
> > > Opinions?
> > Take a look at the CLIPBOARD_MANAGER atom which has historically been
> > used to make it possible to detect whether a clipboard manager is
> > running.
> > Perhaps simply introduce a COMPOSITING_MANAGER atom exactly like the
> > CLIPBOARD_MANAGER atom?
> This sounds *very* reasonable. I wonder whether it is OK to just add
> some routine that handles this to the compositing manager initializor
> without further xdg consultation. Are you fine with this, KDE community?
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