Re: [dwm] Possible focus stealing prevention problem.

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 09:18:07 +0100

On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 02:42:52AM +0100, Antoni Grzymala wrote:
> recently I've been getting this funny error in some Tcl/Tk apps when
> trying to access the application menu:
> grab failed: another application has grab
> grab failed: another application has grab
> while executing
> "grab -global $w"
> (procedure "tk::TraverseToMenu" line 21)
> invoked from within
> "tk::TraverseToMenu . t"
> (command bound to event)
> Do you think this could in any way be related to dwm's focus stealing
> prevention? This only happens ocasionally, so there's possibly some race
> condition involved.

Sounds possible.

> I've also been recently upgrading my Tcl/Tk installation to 8.5_beta3
> (from 8.5_beta2), so it could possibly be related to that as well, seems
> unlikely, but I didn't test very thouroughly, since this bug isn't
> happening all that often.

Sounds possible as well, please recheck with _beta2 to exclude
this reason.


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