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Bug 28614 - control-center can't be invoked from different workspaces.
control-center can't be invoked from different workspaces.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sawfish (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 436483
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Reported: 2001-02-21 10:26 EST by Ed McKenzie
Modified: 2008-03-07 10:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-22 20:06:18 EST
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Description Ed McKenzie 2001-02-21 10:26:44 EST
Steps to reproduce under sawfish:

1. Open control-center.
2. Switch to a different desktop/workspace.
3. Open control-center again. It apparently tries to pop up the original
window, but it fails. There's a button in the taskbar, but it can't be
clicked. The original gnomecc remains on the first desktop.
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-02-21 15:34:51 EST
We (Red Hat) should really try to resolve this before next release.
Comment 2 Tim Powers 2001-03-09 11:42:05 EST
This is actually a bug in sawfish. 

I am changing the component and reassigning as per Owen's instructions.

Comment 3 Need Real Name 2001-03-19 20:23:06 EST
It's actually due to a bug in the GNOME wm-spec. I've fixed it in sawfish anyway
as of version 0.38
Comment 4 Tim Powers 2001-03-20 10:35:53 EST
I have built an updated sawfish package (0.38) and currently running it. I have
verified that this bug is fixed in the 0.38 release of sawfish.

Comment 5 Havoc Pennington 2001-03-22 15:55:02 EST
So I backported a patch related to the GNOME wm spec made between 0.37 and 0.38,
but it just resulted in a really amusingly broken sawfish, so I think I picked
the wrong patch to backport. ;-) John can you tell me which file this is in?
Comment 6 Need Real Name 2001-03-22 18:45:19 EST
The relative changes were made in revisions 1.69 and 1.70 of the file
Comment 7 Havoc Pennington 2001-03-22 20:06:13 EST
OK, I think I put in only the 1.69 diff, I'll try adding the 1.70 stuff too and
see if it works.

Thanks for the help!
Comment 8 Havoc Pennington 2001-07-12 16:10:45 EDT
We have 0.38 in rawhide now, so fixed. (Of course we broke the control center in
other ways, but...)

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