On Mon 21 Sep 2020 at 13:18:50 +0000, nia wrote: > On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 12:34:38PM +0200, is%netbsd.org@localhost wrote: > > Hi, > > > > does upstream ctwm include support for the keyword "startwm"? > > > > (Like restart, but start a different wm to take over). > > > > Regards, > > -is > > I don't think so (at least `man ctwm` doesn't reveal a function > for this), but maybe there's an undocumented feature that does this. The current release version (ctwm-4.0.3) has support for the --replace option, which is the ICCCM way for a window manager to take over from another. So it is "take control away", not "give control away". Most other window managers also follow this protocol (twm doesn't). See https://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.6/doc/xorg-docs/specs/ICCCM/icccm.html#communication_with_the_window_manager_by_means_of_selections https://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.6/doc/xorg-docs/specs/ICCCM/icccm.html#manager_selections -Olaf. -- Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- rhialto at falu dot nl ___ Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on \X/ no account be allowed to do the job. --Douglas Adams, "THGTTG"
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