[openbox] notice when windows are hung

mangosoft at comhem.se mangosoft at comhem.se
Tue Oct 14 17:34:08 EDT 2003

On Tue, 14 Oct 2003, John Russell wrote:

> In Metacity if an application is hung for some reason, and you click on
> the close box to exit it and the application ignores you, Metacity waits
> a few seconds and then gives you a "The application isn't responding"
> dialog and asks if you want to force the app to quite.  This is so
> cool.

by default, middle click on the close button is bound to kill the window, 
but just does an xkill thing.

> Also, it doesn't just do an xkill on the window to detach the client
> from the x server, leaving the process to run ad infinitum.  It actually
> kills the process and everything.  This is a really slick feature, which
> is WAY beyond my ability to code (but not my ability to whine about
> :-)).

and this most likely only works on windows that set _NET_WM_PID i guess? 
either that or by magic :) (i reserve the right to be totally wrong on 
this though)

> John
Mikael Magnusson

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