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Re: Weirdness with Emacs' X window id

From: Robert J. Chassell
Subject: Re: Weirdness with Emacs' X window id
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 21:03:14 +0000 (UTC)

Peter Heslin <address@hidden> wrote,

   If I do emacs -q --no-site-file with a month-old CVS checkout, and
   then M-x eshell:

   ~ $ xdpyinfo |grep -i focus
   focus:  window 0x1400015, revert to Parent
   ~ $ wmctrl -l |grep -i emacs
   0x01400014 1 aideen Emacs *eshell*

   where wmctrl is a command-line program and the -l switch makes it list
   all current windows.  Note that xdpyinfo and wmctrl disagree as to
   what should be the ID number for the single Emacs frame.  

   ... Emacs is the only application I run that behaves like this.

This also happens with

Today's GNU Emacs CVS snapshot, Mon, 2005 Feb  7  14:18 UTC
GNU Emacs (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.4.14)
started with

    emacs -Q

Very strange.  I did not expect it.  I do not know what is going on.

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