xdg shell status and gaps
Jasper St. Pierre
jstpierre at mecheye.net
Thu Sep 25 15:04:31 PDT 2014
On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 3:58 PM, Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 09/25/2014 01:57 PM, Jasper St. Pierre wrote:
> That patch has nothing to do with what is needed.
> You don't need a "modal window type". This is trivial for a client to do
> by just pretending that whatever keystrokes it gets go to the "modal"
> window even if the compositor sends them to a different window.
> What is needed is a non-flickering and atomic method of creating that
> modal window atop the main one and keeping it there. That requires a
> parent, not a "modal" flag. (well actually it does not require a parent if
> instead there was a way to atomically map and rearrange a set of surfaces,
> but I think the parent will be much easier and matches what programmers are
> familiar with).
You mean like the existing set_parent request that has been there since
xdg-shell has landed?
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