xfdesktop without fullscreen window
edscott wilson garcia
edscott at lunar-linux.org
Wed Nov 12 14:59:34 CET 2003
On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 02:57, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Hey all,
> I don't think we will support icons on the desktop anytime soon, so I
> wondered if it would be hard to not use the fullscreen window, but
> still use gtk to handle events (mainloop, mouse click callbacks, etc).
> It proved to be rather easy. I made the fullscreen window an input-only
> GtkInvisible and now things like xplanet and xpenguins just work.
> The settings dialog wasn't changed, so xfdesktop will still set the
> background when it is started, but other desktop setters can take over
> Should we ever want to implement desktop icon support it will be quite
> easy to switch back to using a fullscreen window.
> You can get it here:
> Is this something we want for 4.2?
I'd say yes. Or at least have a configuration option
(--enable-root-window) so it can be selected by the user.
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