Re: Debugging after mouse pointer grabbed

On Tue, 2002-07-09 at 17:17, snickell stanford edu wrote:
> We're running into a problem with Eclipse (an IDE that's using GTK2)
> when a breakpoint is hit in a section where the process has the mouse
> pointer grabbed (for example, during a drag). The process breaks, so the
> mouse pointer is never released and so no mouse clicking can be done.
> Specifically one can no longer use the debugger to fix the problem, at
> least not using the mouse. Any bright ideas or suggestions?

1.  run with --gdk-debug=NOGRABS (or something very similar...)
2.  run the debugger from console / second X display
3.  run in xemacs using gnuclient, and debug from the console / seperate
X display
4.  (on os x you can just use the terminal - X grabs don't grab the
mouse from the native UI).

 - jacob

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