Re: [dwm] focus steeling bugfix

From: Jeremy O'Brien <>
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 16:47:42 -0500

On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 08:10:22PM +0100, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> Hi there,
> I believe I fixed the bug of focus steeling X clients, like when
> running opera in an unvisible tag and doing
> opera -newpage
> Please recheck hg tip accordingly.
> During last week I pushed a potential fix of the XToolkit
> problem caused by the XWM implementation of the XToolkit in JDK
> 1.5+. Actually my idea was, that dwm sets all necessary EWMH
> hints to tell JDK that it is compiz or LG3D (Looking Glass)
> resp. But it didn't worked. I rechecked with compiz and
> found out, that those Java apps I tried don't behave differently
> to dwm at least with compiz 0.3.6. So I postponed another try
> for maybe next year. But if Sun begins to hardcode specific
> window manager support, it might be worth to hack it with the
> same weapons.
> Regards,
> --
> Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361

Never thought I'd see the day when pidgin wouldn't steal focus.
Excellent work. I think I can actually see when pidgin tries to take
over, because my terminal flashes for a fraction of a second. Very

Jeremy O'Brien aka neutral_insomniac
GPG key: 0xB1140FDB
Linux ambelina #1 SMP PREEMPT i686 Intel(R) Pentium(R) M
processor 1400MHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux

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