[compiz] switch metacity->compiz (compiz ignores its own settings)
davidr at novell.com
Fri Feb 16 10:50:15 PST 2007
On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 20:39 +0100, dragoran wrote:
> David Reveman wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 13:35 +0100, dragoran wrote:
> >> I have configured compiz to use 1 workspace and 4 viewports and metacity
> >> to use 4 workspaces.
> >> When I start compiz while metacity was running it uses 4 workspaces and
> >> 4 viewports (ignoring the gconf settings).
> >> When I restart X so that compiz is started before metacity this does not
> >> happen (it uses what its configured for).
> >> bug or feature?
> >> if feature can it be disabled?
> >> switching metacity->compiz without X restart is no longer possible with
> >> this..
> > It is a feature but I sounds good to make it optional to use workspace
> > hints set by a previously running WM.
> ok where is this done (code)?
> I was unable to find it to do anything with it...
The call to getDesktopHints in addScreen function found in screen.c is
what's making compiz read the currently set hints at start up.
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