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Is i3 a non-reparenting wm

asked 2015-12-04 12:59:28 +0000

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Hi, I wonder whether i3 is a non-reparenting wm or not, so that I can set the _JAVA_AWT_WM_NONREPARENTING option properly for jvm.

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answered 2015-12-04 14:15:06 +0000

Airblader gravatar image

i3 is a reparenting window manager. However, it does have the oddity (as of 4.11, I am in the process of hopefully changing this) that window decorations are not drawn on the window's frame, but on the window's parent container's frame.

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Thanks! So I do not have to set _JAVA_AWT_WM_NONREPARENTING, right?

zyguan gravatar imagezyguan ( 2015-12-04 14:52:01 +0000 )edit

You shouldn't have to, no. I'm not setting it either and I do use Java applications :)

Airblader gravatar imageAirblader ( 2015-12-04 16:30:58 +0000 )edit

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