Suggested patch to frame-x.c -- make sure icon is there before open
Stephen J. Turnbull
turnbull at sk.tsukuba.ac.jp
Mon Feb 2 08:42:26 EST 2009
Henry S. Thompson writes:
> Here are a sequence of extracts from the discussion from the openbox
> > It's probably a matter of setting the icon hint before mapping the
> > window instead of afterward.
This may be standard-conformant, but it's really weak. In particular,
modern applications will often provide dynamic icons that reflect the
state of the window in question. openbox can't deal with that,
Could you try loading the frame-icon library, and then find a TeX
file, iconify the frame, then find an awk file, and iconify the frame?
The intent of frame-icon is that those will be different. I suspect
that OpenBox won't notice.
> I could see how you might read all this either way, but I guess I will
> run with the patch rather than the post-facto workaround. . .
I see no harm in the change you suggest, but I'm going to document
OpenBox's inabilities in case somebody decides to provide dynamic
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