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Re^4: scripting i3 with Perl

by morgon (Priest)
on Feb 02, 2019 at 10:32 UTC ( #1229283=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: scripting i3 with Perl
in thread scripting i3 with Perl

This is what I get:
empty workspace!! Switched back to workspace 1 $VAR1 = bless( { '_ae_sent' => [ [ { 'success' => bless( do{\(my $o = +1)}, 'JSON::PP::Boolean' ) } ] ] }, 'AnyEvent::CondVar' );
However no switching occurs. No clue what is going on there...

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Re^5: scripting i3 with Perl
by Corion (Patriarch) on Feb 02, 2019 at 13:01 UTC

    So, the i3 API tells you that all is well. This sounds more like a problem with i3 to me. Maybe consider delaying the switching a bit. Set a timer (AnyEvent->timer(after => 3, sub {...}) and trigger the desktop switch from that timed callback instead of triggering it directly.

      Thanks for your input but if I have to resort to experimentation even for the most trivial cases, this is not for me.

      I'll do my i3 scripting in python then.

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