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 Post subject: Wine 3.12 "Wine Desktop"
 Post Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:47 pm 
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How come wine-3.12 the wine-desktop is listed as "has no name" when i click it with xwininfo?

I have a multi-monitor setup, and since Linux kind of always start from 0:0 on the far left upper corner, it blows for me since my "main" monitor is at +1920+0 geometry.

In other words, i have to use a nifty proggy called "devilspie" to move the wine desktop to my other monitor. But with 3.12, the wine-desktop no longer has a name, and thus devilspie cannot do its magic.. atleast not out of the box.

Ideas or tips?

Ofc. ideally i could tell wine where to start, and it might aswell be that there is something new in 3.12 that fixes this, cos it has not been possible before :)

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 Post Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:59 pm 
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I can confirm that change, but I don't know if that change is intentional. It would make sense for that window to have a name I guess, I can take a look at the commit logs tomorrow to see why it changed.


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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:34 am 
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DarkShadow44 wrote:
I can confirm that change, but I don't know if that change is intentional. It would make sense for that window to have a name I guess, I can take a look at the commit logs tomorrow to see why it changed.

That would be sweet. I can probably make some workaround in the devilspie config for "no name" window, but if it is a bug, the preferred method would be for it to have a name :)


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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:56 pm 
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I doubt it was intentional, I sent in a patch to correct it: https://source.winehq.org/patches/data/148500


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 Post Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:48 pm 
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DarkShadow44 wrote:
I doubt it was intentional, I sent in a patch to correct it: https://source.winehq.org/patches/data/148500

Thank you! :)

Although it was rejected, hopefully some other fix will make it happen :)


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 Post Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:13 pm 
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Well, the change might be outright reverted, see discussion is here: https://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-d ... 29495.html


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