#237 Removing support for _NET_WORKAERA.

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This patch remove support for _NET_WORKAERA. Although it is part of the ewmh standard, this hint is incompatible with dual heads (because it assume that the net work aera is rectangular, which is not the case). This cause problems with QT4 apps not displaying menus on the second screen. It is the equivalent of this corresponding patch for awesome, that have been accepted, see: https://awesome.naquadah.org/bugs/index.php?do=details&task_id=732#comment1756

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  • Anonymous
    2012-01-10

    Remove support for _NET_WORKAERA

     
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  • Anonymous
    2012-01-10

    Seems there is a problem with sourceforge to access the file. The patch is available here: http://pastebin.com/wxJyeWMH

     
  • Eduard Bloch
    Eduard Bloch
    2012-01-14

    That paste looks incomplete, croped at line 66

     

  • Anonymous
    2012-01-15

    The paste is correct (ouput of dif -rc) and is accepted by patch. It effectvely ends at line 66. Just apply the patch and rediff -rc to convince yourself.

     

  • Anonymous
    2012-01-15

    Arghh, some pastebin problems. This website has removed then last required end of line character and had mixed up DOS and Unix newline. But at least as you see it works.

     
  • zstegi zstegi
    zstegi zstegi
    2012-09-23

    Removing _NET_WORKAREA is a very bad idea. A better approach would be to make it configurable. I created a patch for that ( http://pastebin.com/hvztwLhJ ).

    # NET_WORKAREA behaviour: 0 (single/multimonitor with STRUT information, like metacity), 1 (always full desktop), 2 (singlemonitor with STRUT, multimonitor without STRUT)
    # NetWorkAreaBehaviour=0

    Best regards