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i3bar: No tray with `tray_output primary` when there is no primary output #1144
[Originally reported by i3-new-ticket]
[Original comment by TonyC]
The system tray with multiple bar configs is not completely supported right now, but when it is, that fallback will be changed.
The rationale for this change was to make configuring multiple bars easier. So if I have two bar configs with different
I think this behavior is more consistent and easier to understand than the old behavior. The new behavior is:
The old behavior makes a special exception to this rule in the case of the primary monitor, where it chooses a sensible default.
It makes the manual a little shorter.
But that's just my opinion ¯_(ツ)_/¯
[Original comment by anonymous]
Sure, that makes sense. I don't have a strong opinion on this. It's just that I had seen two people on IRC who were confused that their tray was gone in 4.7 and from the code, it looked like that might have been an unintended consequence. If you want to be more strict about primary outputs, I don't mind.