Re: [dev] [tabbed] how focusing is handled

From: Roman Z. <>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 22:05:11 +0200

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 09:48:11PM +0200, Roman Z. wrote:
> Currently, if you run a program in tabbed and move the mouse away from
> that window, the program will not respond anymore.
> Since this is much like how X behaves when you run no window manager,
> I've been looking in dwm code for solutions to this problem but to no
> avail. Maybe you can tell me what part of dwm handles this and I can
> apply it to tabbed? Or do you have other ideas?
> To reproduce:
> 1. open xterm in tabbed. This hasn't worked for me with the newest
> version, I use revision 142.
> 2. put the mouse inside the tabbed window and type "a". It works.
> 3. move the mouse out of the window and type "a". Nothing happens.

One solution is to revert the changeset 138. It has the commit message:
"removing XSetInputFocus() calls to be ICCCM compliant again. Thanks to
Thomas Adam".

Please consider reverting this changeset in upstream since you now know
that it introduced a bug.
Received on Thu Sep 22 2011 - 22:05:11 CEST

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