[mythtv-users] mplayer still not in focus
mikey at linuxwiz.org
Mon Jul 25 17:49:48 EDT 2005
On Monday 25 July 2005 04:37 pm, Greg Estabrooks spammed:
> > No windowmanager. Why do I need a windowmanager, it is a pvr :)
> Because the window manager helps handle which app is in focus.
> Many people not using a window manager run into focus issues.
> Even a very small lightweight windowmanager would likely fix your
I understand that to be the case. However, I don't want to run a window
manager just to get mplayer to behave correctly. My previous setup was a
dual 400MHz PII - adding a window manager to the mix added unnecessary
complexity and maintenance. I squeezed it for every ounce of memory and
Now that I have upgraded, at some point I might add a window manager.
Regardless, it seems to me that it should work correctly without one.
Requiring a window manager to manage a full screen app seems sloppy. Heck,
someday I would like to get rid of X completely use embedded QT. The
entire X windowing system along with a window manager is overkill for a
single purpose pvr/media box.
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