wmIsRunning bit in the server

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Mon Aug 25 15:32:14 PDT 2008

On Aug 25, 2008, at 13:45, Owen Taylor wrote:

> Well, you can clearly hack it into ProcSetSelectionOwner(). Though  
> you'd
> probably want some sort of generic hook that any DDX could use.

Thanks, I'll take a look at that.

> Hmm, that's almost convincing :-) As a random idea, what if you simply
> didn't actually map toplevel windows unless they were either
> override-redirect or marked with a special property set by the window
> manager? (I assume that you have to use a patched/custom window  
> manager
> anyways)

Yeah, this is pretty much my fallback plan, but I want to minimize the  
amount of kludge that goes into our WM as much as possible.  I would  
like to make Xquartz work as much as possible with ANY WM.
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