Re: Problem with sawfish and Evolution
- From: Paul Rensing <paul rensing att net>
- To: Jason Rhinelander <jason gossamer-threads com>
- Cc: sawfish-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Problem with sawfish and Evolution
- Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 10:31:09 -0500
OK. more info. The bug seems to be associated strictly with setting the
focus mode to "enter-exit". If I change it to "enter-only" or "click",
it does not appear to happen.
On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 16:49, Jason Rhinelander wrote:
> That's odd, I'm using sawfish 1.3 with Evolution 1.4.5 without this
> problem. Perhaps this is something that was fixed between 1.4 and
> 1.4.5? I seem to remember there were a few other focusing issues
> (though not errors like you described) that have been fixed since.
> On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 12:02, Paul Rensing wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am not signed up for the list, so please email me directly.
> > I have a problem running Evolution if I use sawfish as my window manager
> > (which I like very much). With evolution 1.4 (based on Gnome 2.x) and
> > sawfish 1.3 (from Fedora Core 1 ;-), the whole X screen locks up if I do
> > the following:
> > - open a new mail message.
> > - move the cursor to just over the "CC:" field, but leave the keyboard
> > focus in the To: field.
> > - start typing an address.
> > After a few characters, evo pops up a choice list. At that point, there
> > seems to be a problem with focus. My whole screen will be locked up, but
> > the computer keeps running. I can't get sawfish to shift focus to any
> > other window.
> > To fix the symptom, I use Cntl-Alt-F1 to get a console screen and kill
> > evolution. Everything is OK.
> > I don't get the problem with metacity (which I am not fond of). Also, if
> > I make sure the mouse cursor is above the To field (so that the
> > completion pop-up does not hit it), I don't have a problem.
> > Hope someone can reproduce this and help.
> > Thanks,
> > Paul Rensing
Paul Rensing <paul rensing att net>
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