Re: [dev] [dmenu] 4.9 release messes with input focus

From: Paweł Tomak <>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:59:08 +0100

On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 10:57:31AM +0100, Michał Kępień wrote:
> I originally observed the problem when I started KeePassX using dmenu
> right after i3 startup and the CTRL+O keyboard shortcut did not cause an
> "Open" dialog to pop up. I had to use i3's keyboard shortcut for moving
> focus in order to make it work.
Same here on AwesomeWM, using qutebrowser. After using dmenu to insert
password from pass-store, I need to refocus the browser. Doesn't happen
with for example xst console.

> Downgrading to dmenu 4.8 or removing the XSetInputFocus() call from
> commit 377bd37 fixes the problem.
Removing that one line fixed the issue for me as well.


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