XWin ignores all parameters related to multiple monitors

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Fri May 9 10:15:00 GMT 2014

On 09/05/2014 00:27, Lukas Haase wrote:
> On 2014-05-08 5:15, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>> So, do you have an example of this working as you would like on a unix
>> system, and what is the window manager is that case?
> I am not sure if I get the question.
> What I could do is to login via VNC and see how the windows are placed
> are if they are placed the correct way?
> Is this what you mean?
> Unfortunately I have no chance to install Cadence locally and run it
> from a local, dual monitor setup from Linux because Cadence is a
> proprietary, expensive tool.

I understand that.

I am just looking for some evidence that it isn't a bug in the 
application, i.e. that it works correctly for *anyone* :D

Knowing a window manager which places these windows correctly would also 
give me some source code to look at to work out what I need to change.

>> I've built a snapshot [1], which adds a heuristic which ignores a
>> 'program specified location' hint if the location is the origin, which
>> you might like to try and see if that fixes your problem, but I'm not
>> sure if that is the correct solution.
> I have just the issue that the exe does not seem to work for me. Is
> there anything special I need to consider?

Sorry, my snapshot building script went wrong and the snapshot was 
broken.  Try this one instead.


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