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On 06/03/2010 09:20 PM, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 02:20:06PM +0200, Alexander Roalter wrote:
>> On 06/03/2010 01:32 PM, Alexander Roalter wrote:
>>> my last update was r31257, updated to r31309 today and -xineramascreen
>>> doesn't work anymore. regardless of the number I enter, the window opens
>>> on the screen the mouse cursor is at.
>>>
>>>
>> The regression was introduced before r31289, probably by
>>
>> r31289 | reimar | 2010-05-30 21:14:18 +0200 (Sun, 30 May 2010) | 2 lines
>> Change code to let Window Manager chose window location by default.
> 
> For which the Changelog says:
> 
>     * X11: Window manager choses Window position by default.
>       Add geometry=50%:50% to your configuration to get the old behaviour.
> 
> So unless this does not help, or MPlayer does not go to fullscreen on the
> intended screen I don't see any regression.
> If you know of a window manager hint to have it do automatic placement but
> preferring a certain screen tell me.

geometry 50%:50% does work as expected, but I'd have a different
suggestion (don't know how this fits into it at all:)

setting xineramascreen to screen n (n >= 0), as there's no way to tell
the window manager to do automatic placement on a certain screen, should
automatically have the old behavior, even if it means windows are
positioned in the center of the screen.

xineramascreen=-1 has now the same effect as if no xineramascreen is
given, b/c the screen is automatically positioned where the cursor is



-- 
Cheers,
Alex


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