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Re: Visual bell patch for emacs on OSX

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Visual bell patch for emacs on OSX
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2013 17:30:33 +0100


24 dec 2013 kl. 10:56 skrev João Távora <address@hidden>:

> On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 12:09 PM, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I checked in a fix in trunk, please try again.
> Thanks.
> So I did that and GNUstep emacs compiled OK.
> Starting it brings up some kind of top-level menu, a ying-yang-
> something square, and emacs itself. I see all my config getting
> loaded, the only difference to the GTK case being that it's a little
> slower and some fonts look different.

GNUStep has a general problem with fonts, I have yet to discover how to 
configure this correctly, if even possible.

> However the big difference is that I can't place the mouse on the
> application or give emacs any input. This is apparently some kind of
> window-manager issue. Can a gnustep-enabled app be used on top of
> normal window managers like fluxbox and stumpwm? If not, what window
> manager, if any, should I be using?

It works fine here with normal window managers (Gnome 3 and Unity).  The 
GNUStep window manager is WindowMaker.

> Though admittedly I didn't dig a lot, I don't seem to find an answer
> to this in
>   http://www.gnustep.org/information/aboutGNUstep.html
> I understand that gnustep is not a window manager and runs on top of
> X11, but then how to manage windows, specifically, how to make input
> reach them?

Click on them?  That is what I do.

        Jan D.

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