Dual monitor setup / --display

David Mohr damailings at mcbf.net
Sun Sep 16 21:03:31 EDT 2007

On 9/16/07, Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im> wrote:
> 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.
> Awesome!
> > 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!

Great :-).

> 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.

Well, I am no expert either, so I don't know :-). But I should
probably mention that that's how xfce does it (I looked at the way
their session library works).


> Ethan

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