problems with xfce4 and sawfish

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sun Jun 1 21:43:56 CEST 2003

Placement problem ? Sawfish problem...


On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 14:00, Tobias R. Henle wrote:
> Hello List,
> i played a little bit around with xfce4 tried to use sawfish as windowmanager. i was really shocked when i noticed that they do not want to work together. i am not really shure from which app it comes but the window placement does not work.
> i can open new windows and move them around, that works fine. but if i use the pager to move a window from one workspace to another the placement is totaly fscked up. i am not shure wheter this is a problem of the pager or a problem of sawfish. so i primary want ask you if anybody uses another windowmanager than xfwm. imho this is a bug which should be fixed before release of xfce4 rc1 becourse i never read anything about that xfce4 only works with xfwm! maybe that this is a sawfish problem but i am not shoure and i have no clue how to find out!
> cya
> 	-toby
> ps: plz don't hit me for not using xfwm!
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