[Xquartz-dev] 184.108.40.206 [Was Re: XQuartz 220.127.116.11 & Spaces]
jeremyhu at apple.com
Sun May 17 22:06:06 PDT 2009
Here's the promised release to fix the spaces interaction bug in
On May 17, 2009, at 16:08, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> ugg... face/palm ... I'll have a brown-bag fix for that.
> On May 17, 2009, at 15:48, Richard Cobbe wrote:
>> I upgraded to MacOS 10.5.7 a while back and to XQuartz 18.104.22.168
>> today. I'm
>> having some difficulty with the interaction between Spaces and
>> (Forgive me please if this has already been discussed on the list;
>> I did a
>> quick trawl through the archives and open bug reports but couldn't
>> I have Spaces configured with the default 2x2 layout, and with all
>> windows appearing on space #1. Before the upgrade (XQuartz
>> 22.214.171.124, I
>> believe), this behaved in the way that I'd expect: using cmd-tab to
>> to X11 switched to space #1 and brought all X windows to the
>> All new X11 windows (clients and support windows, like the
>> preferences box)
>> appeared on space #1.
>> Now, things are weird. This is still fairly new and complicated,
>> so I may
>> be missing some details, but here's what I've observed:
>> - When I start a new X client, it appears on Space #1, as I expect.
>> - X server support windows (preferences, About X11) appear on space
>> and opening these causes the computer to switch to space #1.
>> - If I'm looking at another app on Space #3 (say) and activate X11
>> cmd-tab, then the computer does *not* change to space #1 but
>> moves all existing X client windows to the foreground of the
>> space. X has input focus. If I have an X support window open,
>> does *not* move to the new space.
>> - If I'm running X in Space #3, say, and I open a new X client, it
>> appears on space #1 as above. But the computer does not switch to
>> space #1; it stays on space #3.
>> Bullet points 1 & 2 are the expected behavior. Bullet point 3 is
>> the big
>> problem; without it, #4 goes away.
>> Unfortunately, because I didn't upgrade MacOS and Xquartz at the
>> same time,
>> I can't say for sure whether it's the OS or X server upgrade that
>> the change in behavior. I *think* it's the X server upgrade.
>> Also, FWIW,
>> after the X server upgrade, I did restart the X server, but I haven't
>> logged out or rebooted the machine (which no longer seem to be
>> steps in the process).
>> Is there a workaround? Should I file a bug report?
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