Re: Broken enter-exit focus behavior in 1.5.3
- From: Christopher Roy Bratusek <zanghar freenet de>
- To: sawfish-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Broken enter-exit focus behavior in 1.5.3
- Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 06:57:54 +0100
Am Tue, 1 Dec 2009 21:31:03 +0200
schrieb Timo Korvola <Timo Korvola iki fi>:
> On Tuesday 01 December 2009 07:11:47 sand blarg net wrote:
> > The cursor changes to the selection cursor, and the terminal window
> loses focus.
> I see. select-window grabs the pointer, causing LeaveNotify and
> EnterNotify events with mode NotifyGrab. The LeaveNotify event is
> ignored but when enter-exit mode is invoked with parameter
> enter-root, it does not ignore grab-related events. Thus focus is
> directed to the root or desktop window. When the grab ends, the
> induced LeaveNotify and EnterNotify events are ignored, so focus
> remains in the root window.
> Possible solutions include making the enter-root handling also ignore
> grab-related events, in which case focus remains where it was when
> select-window was invoked (although the pointer may have moved), or
> making the enter-exit focus mode not ignore any grab-related
> EnterNotify events, if that feels more natural. To me it doesn't.
> Then again I don't use enter-exit mode (I used enter-only prior to
Well atleast the misstakes Derek found should be undone before 1.6.0,
In most cases I noticed it with Virtualbox, but not to often, either
way it's really a bit annoying.
I just tried VirtualBox 3.1.0 AND: If you have the GuestAdditions
installed (in the guest of course) and are outside of the guestwindow,
all keybindings are sent the host, but NEW NEW NEW: if you're inside the
guestwindow the keybindings are sent to the guest (finally).
> > (bind-keys window-keymap
> > "A-F8" 'resize-window-interactively)
> This also grabs the pointer, so the mechanism is likely the same.
> > (define (focus-enter-refocus-fun w mode)
> > (focus-revert))
> > (add-hook 'enter-notify-hook focus-enter-refocus-fun t)
> This is misguided. focus-revert is intended for cases where the
> window in focus disappears. If you want to change the focusing
> logic, change the focus mode.
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