On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 16:42 +0000, Omari Stephens wrote:
> On 01/22/2010 05:22 AM, Michael J. Hammel wrote:
> I start 2.7 in one
> > workspace, then switch to another, then back to the GIMP workspace.  The
> > toolbox and docks are gone - I can't find them in any workspace.  Only
> > the image window remains visible.
> 
> This is a window-manager-specific issue.  From what I recall, some 
> window managers are broken either way, and this was judged the lesser of 
> two evils.
> I don't know the bug number off-hand, and can't find it, but it's 
> somewhere in bugzilla.  Neo pointed me at it around a year ago, but I've 
> since lost track.

I searched but the closest I found was #595708.  Not sure if this is
related or not.

With GIMP 2.6 Metacity works fine.  Seems a bit of a stretch to force
people to change window managers with 2.7 just so it doesn't do this.
It would be nice, at a minimum, to know which window manager is
recommended to get the correct behavior.

If I knew the right bug number it might help me understand it better.
Maybe Metacity is being updated to address the issue.
-- 
Michael J. Hammel                               
mjham...@graphics-muse.org / http://www.graphics-muse.org
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