Dual monitor setup / --display

Ethan Blanton elb at pidgin.im
Sun Sep 16 20:38:37 EDT 2007

David Mohr spake unto us the following wisdom:
> In case anyone else was interested in this:
> I looked at the code, and found out it wasn't too hard to add this
> functionality:
> See ticket #3133, which adds the --display command line switch, and
> #3137, which saves the display in the session information.


> I think it'd be cool if this could find it's way into the
> distribution, so let me know if you think the patches are not
> sufficient (they're tiny, looking at them should be quick).

I'm applying them right now -- thanks!

I'm not sure gdk_display_get_default() is always going to be
sufficient, but I suspect it will generally be no less predictable
than what we have now.


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