resize application's X terminal

Jiri Olsa olsajiri at
Mon Apr 7 01:08:56 PDT 2008

Nicolas George wrote:
> Le nonidi 19 germinal, an CCXVI, Jiri Olsa a écrit :
>> I'd like to change my xterm window size from an application and I found
>> a XResizeWindow function, but cannot find a way to get the xterm's "Window".
>> I'm using currently the 'xkill' way of choosing window, but it needs
>> user's interaction.
>> Maybe via XQueryTree, but dont now how can I say this is my xterm window... 
>> Is there a way? thanks :)
> How is your application related to the xterm? Does it run in it? Can it
> write in it somehow? Did it start it?
> There is no way to answer your question unless there is some relation to
> exploit.
> Regards,

yes, that application is started from the xterm, 
and it can do whatever application is allowed to do.

Jiri Olsa

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