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Re: [wmx] Command line interface for wmx?

Lasse Rasinen - Mon Jan 17 15:11:45 2000

Michael ROGERS <M.Rogers@cs.ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> >But there's no way to associate a process id with X window id. Therefore,
> >we don't know when the new window opened comes from the program we want it
> >to be.
> >
> >All in all, this is a tricky subject. Good ideas welcome.
> There was some discussion about this on the Gnome/KDE WM spec list
> (archives on www.gnome.org I think). Associating each X window with a
> PID also allows you to kill Netscape reliably. :)

But again, this requires support from the program itself and doesn't work
with xterm or similar just like that. Besides, then you'd need to get the
pid anyway (how do you do this in a .xsession?)