Re: [dwm] focus changes

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 18:48:37 +0200

On Sat, Jun 02, 2007 at 05:04:58PM +0200, pancake wrote:
> I have noticed that when switching between different windows the window under
> the mouse pointer gets focus for a moment before focusing the right window.
> The window does not draws the focused border but acts as if it gets focus.
> I have noticed this opening 5 terminals, letting the mouse pointer on the
> master area and switching between windows with alt+j and alt+k. The commandline
> cursor blinks.
> The same happens when switching between tags.
> Maybe dwm calls twice to focus when switching between windows based on
> the mouse pointer position and later using the internal structures of dwm.

No, this is not dwm related, but X reports enter/focusin
events to the client windows, so this is the reason why those
clients draw themselve looking like accepting input during a
glance - but this is only until dwm focuses the right client.

(I know that one could grab the server, but this sucks - in
usual situations this is a no issue, so there won't be a


 Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361
Received on Sat Jun 02 2007 - 18:48:37 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Sun Jul 13 2008 - 14:43:31 UTC