Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 196737
Manual placement patch
Last modified: 2014-06-18 05:08:24 EDT
I have a Xinerama (resp. Twinview) setup with two
monitors. The metacity placement policy produces inpredictable
and sometimes annoying results. I found the manual placement patch
to be exactly what I want. The patch allows enabling using
gconf. It would be very useful to include this patch in
the default metacity package.
Oops, that wasn't the patch I meant.
This is it:
It places the new window on the screen, that the mouse is currently in.
This patch should be submitted to the upstream project for consideration. I am
not necessarily opposed to the idea, but it's really upstream's call.
Note that setting "disable_workarounds" to true has significant problems in
practice, so we are not going to do that.