Re: [dev] dmenu visibility issue (+patch)

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 21:40:53 +0100

On 1 April 2010 20:24, Troels Henriksen <> wrote:
> dmenu has a bug (or undesirable behaviour) in that it does not raise
> itself back to the top if another window appears on top of it, yet it
> will still keep keyboard focus, and the user will be typing into an
> invisible (or obscured) window.
> The attached patch makes dmenu raise itself (by XRaiseWindow) if it is
> ever obscured by another window.

Makes sense and I experienced this rather exotic issue also a couple
of times, applied.

Received on Thu Apr 01 2010 - 20:40:53 UTC

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