[Interest] Window ID of the current screen (root window)?

mirabilos t.glaser at tarent.de
Fri Nov 20 03:42:18 CET 2020

On Thu, 19 Nov 2020, Thiago Macieira wrote:

> Then pass nothing.

That reportedly causes problems with kwallet.

> If the application is run non-interactively and possibly 
> without GUI, then it doesn't have access window IDs.

It does run with a GUI, but the only UI elements it has are those
rendered by the kwallet service (things like the unlock prompt);
it requires a GUI display even if itself only uses stdio and command
line arguments.

> What application are you launching? Because KWallet is a D-Bus service and 
> kwalletmanager doesn't require window IDs.


Search for openWallet there.

The window ID was added by the person who ported this to KDE 5;
apparently, this is necessary now.

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