Re: Gnome2 behavior when XGrabKeyboard issued

Dinesh Nadarajah <n_dinesh yahoo com> writes:

> This may already have been posted or addressed. I am sending in this
> anyway.
> When an application (X or Gnome) issues the Xlib function
> XGrabKeyboard, all menu items on Gnome 2 applications freeze. When I
> click on a menu item like "File" the menu does not drop down. Button
> like those on a toolbar still work. This happens only with Gnome2
> applications. Not with Gnome 1.x or other X applications. I am not sure
> if this is repeatable with the GDK equivalant function of
> gdk_grabkeyboard.
> I don't think it's related to a window manager since Gnome 1.x and
> other applications (running side by side) continue to work fine.

Why do you think it is a bug? GTK+ needs a keyboard grab to 
handle menus properly. If it can't get a keyboard grab, it can't
display a menu.


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