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Re: Possibility of inclusion of a "kde-desktop-effects" version in compiz

Am Fr 26.Oktober 2007 schrieb Laurent Rineau:
> On Friday 26 October 2007 00:00:19 Sebastian Vahl wrote:
> > After the removal of beryl I've modified a script by Kevin Kofler so that
> > it uses compiz-manager to switch between compiz and kwin. compiz-manager
> > itself passed review today (but isn't branched yet). [2]
> >
> > The switching script itself should go into compiz-kde and so I've
> > modified the latest compiz.spec to include this. But I must fairly say
> > that this is only tested by me.
> I just tested your package. After having launched it from the KDE menu, it
> displays a very simple popup menu, that allows to choose between compiz or
> KWin. It is far from the possibility of the old beryl-manager. I am looking
> forward to a full port of beryl-manager to compiz-fusion.

This port would be (in some way) fusion-icon. But this one doesn't have an 
official release, yet.

> The following line in kde-desktop-effects.sh are useless, because one
> cannot see them when launched outside of a terminal (eg with the KDE menu
> or the ALT-F2 launcher):
>    echo "Save choice window manager to use it on next startup of KDE"
>    echo "Remove ~/.kde/env/kdewm.sh if you encounter problems."

I know. I've inlcuded the "echo" messages to maybe help some debugging in user 
forums (where the call for starting a script is a normal procedure).


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