[openbox] Tester for multiple screens

Ben Jansens ben at orodu.net
Mon Oct 13 11:21:09 EDT 2003

On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 05:33:05AM -0400, Kacper Wysocki wrote:
> On 10/13/03 04:06:23, Ben Jansens wrote:
> >I was reading through the ICCCM and came across a little bit about
> >focus. To
> >make a long story short, focus with override-redirect windows (wine,
> >bzflag,
> >etc) should work when they do it correctly (I'm sure they all do).
> >
> >And then I just had this thought. I think Openbox 3 could now be used
> >on 2
> >heads with an instance on each.
> >
> >So I was wondering if anyone with 2 heads would be willing to grab
> >latest
> >CVS and let me know if it does work or not?
> Dude, but Zaphod Beeblebrox isn't available for questioning!
> >From joke to revolver, I grabbed the cvs just now..
> Two openbox's doesn't seem to fight over focus too much anymore,  
> although sometimes if I move the mouse from one screen to the other,  
> and there's one maximised window on each, both windows will focus for  
> an instant and then no window will end up focused. But you have to play  
> at it a while to see this problem.

Ah :\ Close but no cigar.

> Nice, so there might be a way of supporting two instances of openbox  
> without redesigning ob from scratch?

Running multiple instances isn't that great still. What you'd want is one
instance managing both heads. I guess I'll only claim Xinerama support still

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