My personal build of dwm
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commit c8f96b5b4c08f29e8c7ac7d31fc7d83d16f46ec2
parent ded60365d4cb73d99febb76a2de820e7f93dc1fe
Author: arg@mig29 <unknown>
Date:   Wed, 13 Dec 2006 13:42:17 +0100

added the java odyssee to CAVEATS section
Mdwm.1 | 12++++++++++--
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/dwm.1 b/dwm.1 @@ -123,8 +123,16 @@ code. This keeps it fast, secure and simple. .SH CAVEATS The status bar may display .BR "broken pipe" -when dwm has been started by +when dwm has been started by an X session manager like .BR xdm (1), -because it closes standard output before executing dwm. +because those close standard output before executing dwm. +.P +Java applications which use the XToolkit/XAWT backend may draw grey windows +only. The XToolkit/XAWT backend breaks ICCCM-compliance in recent JDK 1.5 and early +JDK 1.6 versions, because it assumes a reparenting window manager. As workaround +wether you use JDK 1.4 (which don't contains the XToolkit/XAWT backend) or you +define the following environment variable accordingly (to use the older Motif +backend instead): +.BR AWT_TOOLKIT=MToolkit . .SH SEE ALSO .BR dmenu (1)