Bug#315053: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#315663: xfwm4: panel obscures taskbar

Simon Huggins 315053@bugs.debian.org, 315053@bugs.debian.org
Fri, 24 Jun 2005 17:10:43 +0100

On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 10:24:28AM -0400, Nick Lewycky wrote:
> Simon Huggins wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 09:31:32AM -0400, Nick Lewycky wrote:
> >>With the taskbar set at the bottom, and the panel set to horizontal,
> >>both appear along the bottom of the screen. The problem is that if I
> >>mouseover the taskbar to unhide it, it appears underneath the panel
> >>making a large chunk of it unusable.
> >>It's equally defective even with taskbar autohide off.
> > I think the answer is going to be "well don't do that then" as upstream
> > have changed this but I'll forward it upstream.
> Mm? The panel has two choices (bottom and right) while the taskbar
> hastwo choices (top and bottom). It is plainly unreasonable to tell me
> that I can't put them both at the bottom.
> What are the changes in upstream that you refer to?

Well not sure about that.  But anyway, that's what upstream decided - to
make the panel sticky to the edge you pick.

> As an aside, my wishlist-utopic fix for this would be a tasklist panel
> applet and that the panel would horizontally fill the bottom of the
> screen.

The taskbar plugin does this and we have files ready to package it.  I
think it just needs an upload.  I'll have a look this weekend.


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