Windowmanager problem with Java 1.5

Olivier fourdan at
Sat Jun 19 14:50:39 CEST 2004


Just downloaded java 1.5, installed it, run "serialver -show", launch
another terminal and switch back and forth with another desktop and
see... no problem at all.


On Sat, 2004-06-19 at 14:00, Bernhard Walle wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm pretty sure that the problem is no bug of xfwm4 but a bug in Java.
> But my (first) bug report was rejected, so I need help from here.
> At first, the problem:
>  1. Start a Java 1.5 (beta2) application, such simply "serialver
>     -show" which is a part of the JDK.
>  2. Start a second application (xterm).
>  3. Change to another desktop.
>  4. Change back
>    -> The Java application is focused and in foreground!
> There are different effects in different window managers. xfwm4 puts
> the window in foreground, KDE only lets the taskbar entry blink and
> icewm sets the input focus in the window but doesn't put it in
> foreground. But _all_ effects are bad, in my opinion.
> So the aim should be to see the bug fixed in Java 1.5final. So:
>  * Can someone repoduce the behaviour?
>  * If yes, does someone know more about the reason for the behaviour?
>  * If yes (or no), can someone write a bugreport to Sun.
> Thanks for help!
> Regards,
> Bernhard
 - Olivier Fourdan - fourdan at - - 

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