Re: windows focus

On Tue, 2003-09-09 at 22:06, Rob Adams wrote:
> I've never seen that before, but presumably it's a metacity bug.  Please
> report bugs at

I've seen things like this happen a few times when my system
has been in a swap storm -- I think there might be a race
condition or two in the focus code. 


> On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Damien Covey wrote:
> > Not sure if this is the right list to be asking these questions.
> >
> > I am having issues with with window focus when trying to alt-tab or
> > atl-esc between windows.
> > Alt-Tab bring up in the middle of the screen the list of windows, and
> > cycles through them as I continue to press tab, it also brings up the
> > outline of the window that would be switched to.  However, when I
> > release the alt key that window does not recieve any focus.  It simply
> > stays in the state as described, with the frame highlighted and list in
> > the middle of the screen.
> > Atl-esc is behaving similarly.  When I alt-esc between windows, they are
> > raised to the surface but when I relase the alt key, focus is not taken.
> > Also, when I cycle between destops using ctrl-atl-arrow the list of
> > destops that comes up in the middle of the screen does not go away until
> > I either click on something, or press alt again.
> > All of the above seem to have something to do with the system not
> > recognising that I have let go of the alt key.  Not sure really, but
> > that does somewhat account for the behavour.
> >
> > I'm running latest Gnome from
> >  This has been present
> > sice I started using 2.3 around 2.3.3.  Probably should have reported
> > this earlier.  So now that I've said all that, does anyone have any idea
> > what might be going on?  Is it likely to be a gnome bug, or more likely
> > to be a Damien bug ;)
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > --
> > Damien

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