Re: Bug in Restart function?

Sasha Vasko (
Wed, 19 Mar 2003 08:58:36 -0600

Kacper Kornet wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 12:55:59AM -0500, Frank Gore wrote:
>>>I'm using AfterSte 1.8.10 on RedHat 8.0 When I call function Restart
>>>afterstep windows from all desktops appear on the first one. I don't know
>>>whether this is a known bug, I have something wrong in my configuration.
>>Keep in mind there's a difference between "desktops" and "quadrants". In the
>>default configuration, there are 4 desktops of 4 quadrants each (each
>>desktop is split into 4 screens). When I restart AS, all windows contained
>>in different quadrants of the same desktop get redrawn in the top-left
>>quadrant.  This has always been the case for me. But windows contained on
>>different desktops stay on their respective desktops.
> I use only one desktop, so I meant that after Restart all winodws appear at
> the top-left quadrant (viewport). Today I used my configuration files with
> an older AfterStep (1.8.1), and here all windows remain their posiions after
> Restart. So I think that sometimes must have changed between thoses two
> versions of AfterStep (1.8.1 and 1.8.10).

I do think that 1.8.10 had some bugs in it and that was the reason we 
released 1.8.11. I know for the fact that this does not happen in 1.8.11


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