PATCH: SetParent optimization

Boris Reisig boris at
Mon Jul 22 14:38:13 CDT 2002

Lets test this patch. I think thats why Lotus Notes during installation wont
work. when I run setup.exe, I see the background but the other window isnt
not shown [probably because its in the background]
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexandre Julliard" <julliard at>
To: "Marcus Meissner" <meissner at>
Cc: <wine-devel at>
Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 1:18 PM
Subject: Re: PATCH: SetParent optimization

> Marcus Meissner <meissner at> writes:
> > Lotus Notes R5 5.0.10 has a Details Popup Window which stays over the
> > normal Lotus window usually.
> >
> > If it is started and the focus leaves this window, Lotus reparents
> > to the toplevel window, using "SetWindowLong(hwnd, GWL_HWNDPARENT,
> > toplevelhwnd);" and later does "BringWindowToTop(toplevelhwnd);".
> Probably SetWindowLong(GWL_HWNDPARENT) should not do a full SetParent,
> but just set the window owner. Looks like this needs more testing
> under Windows to find out exactly what it's supposed to do.
> --
> Alexandre Julliard
> julliard at

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