Re: [dev] [slock] won't lock if unclutter grabbed mouse pointer

From: Markus Teich <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 16:58:08 +0100

Andreas Doll wrote:
> On 2016-01-15 at 23:21, Markus Teich wrote:
> > I don't like the man-page approach. Documentation always looses
> > synchronization to the codebase, so my proposal would be to output a similar
> > error message in slock. The link from "slock: could not grab pointer" to
> > `unclutter -grab` should be easy enough to discover then.
> I also think this would be sufficient.

Heyho Andreas,

I just pushed a patch introducing the error messages. slock still tries for a
second to get the grab with the cover window already visible, but when failing
you can see the error message in your terminal.

Received on Mon Jan 18 2016 - 16:58:08 CET

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