Re: Pager weirdness(?)

Sasha Vasko (sasha@aftercode.net)
Wed, 09 Oct 2002 11:34:42 -0500


Ed Phillips wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2001, Stelios Bounanos wrote:
> 
> 
>>Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 19:28:02 +0000
>>From: Stelios Bounanos <sb@dial.pipex.com>
>>Reply-To: as-users@afterstep.org
>>To: AfterStep Users <as-users@afterstep.org>
>>Subject: Pager weirdness(?)
>>
>>Hello all,
>>
>>I'm experiencing some strange Pager behaviour with afterstep 1.8.3:
>>
>>1. Stacked windows are not shown correctly when changing desktops/
>>   pages. For example, I open two xterms in a page, the second one
>>   partially obscuring the first. Then, when swithing to another page,
>>   the pager immediately shows the first one that was opened as being
>>   on top (without actually raising it).
>>   This makes it practically impossible to move a window from a
>>   cluttered page by dragging it out of the pager, since it usually
>>   grabs the wrong one :-)
> 
> 
> I am having the same problem on Solaris 9 with both the Sun-supplied 1.8.8
> and the 1.8.11 I downloaded and built myself.  Any ideas of what is going
> wrong?  This is very annoying for the Pager mini-windows stacking order to
> be getting out of sync with the real-windows stacking order...

Pager is not handling stacking order well. This problem has been around 
for long time, and surprisingly nobody ever complained :). I'll see if I 
can fix it in the next version. Obviously any patches will be quite welcome.
Sasha.

> Thanks in advance!
> 
> 	Ed
> 
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