4.6: new windows now start on bottom

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 16:47:09 CEST 2009

On 2009-07-09, Brian J. Tarricone <brian at tarricone.org> wrote:
> On 2009/07/09 11:12, Mike McNally wrote:
>> Here's a concrete example: I want to open up my X server so
>> that I can run from a remote machine (via SSH and port
>> forwarding) some X application. To see if things are working,
>> from a local terminal window I ssh to the remote machine, set
>> DISPLAY, and run "xlogo." Now, as soon as I see that xlogo
>> window, I know it works, and I want to hit ^C in my terminal
>> window.
>> If I give new windows focus, well now I see my "xlogo" but I
>> have to re-focus in my xterm window in order to get rid of it.
>> (Well I guess I could mouse to it and click it's titlebar "X"
>> but that'd be even harder).  If I don't give new windows
>> focus, then I don't see my xlogo at all unless I go hunting
>> for it.
> Wouldn't this set of conditions work?
> 1.  New windows in focus-follows-mouse aren't raised all the
>     way, but are placed in the stacking order directly underneath
>     the focused window.

If the desire is to have the new window placed on top of the
stack [as has been stated], then placing it somewhere that's
not the top of the stack won't "work".

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