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Re: .xsession: start icewm first

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: .xsession: start icewm first
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 07:11:57 +0800

>>>>> "r" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

DJ>     For years I wondered why upon starting X windows, emacs would
DJ>     sometimes not all fit on the screen. A complicated mix of .emacs and
DJ>     .Xresources character size stuff. Then one day I tried starting icewm
DJ>     first, something like:
DJ>     $ cat ~/.xsession
DJ>     icewm& sleep 6; emacs& wait

DJ>     Worked. You might want to document this tip somewhere.

r> It is too obscure.  I can't document this solution unless I have a
r> clear description of what the problem is.

OK, maybe just note that in some window managers there is race
conditions, so one must be careful to start emacs after the manager is
fully running...

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