Diverse issues with r22526

Stephan Arts psybsd at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 17:16:07 CEST 2006

On 7/25/06, Nikolas Arend <Nikolas.Arend at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> my apologies in advance, but this is going to be a rather fuzzy report
> about some issues I have with revision 22526 (which is why I didn't file
> a bug report yet), because I can't tell which component is causing the
> problems. I have a suspect though...
> Sometimes (well, rather often, but not always) when I try to change
> Desktops via a keyboard shortcut, this will only work once (i.e. one
> Desktop further). Then I'm unable to get any keyboard focus by clicking
> in applications, Alt-Tab stops working,... actually all keyboard action.
> Another side-effect is then that the panel would stop working correctly,
> in my case it will not hide again and when trying to open the submenu of
> a launcher, the arrow-button gets stuck. I have to kill the panel to get
> autohide and normal functionality back.
> I can regain input focus for all applications, shortcuts, etc. by
> launching an application from the panel (e.g. Terminal or Thunar), which
> is then focused again correctly. No component is crashing actually,
> hence no backtrace.
> I have the impression that the aforementioned behavior gets triggered
> either by maximizing a window and/or switching desktops. Could this be
> an issue with xfwm4's maximizing/focusing code? I noticed some recent
> changes (e.g. the window boarders are not shown any more for maximized
> windows).
> Sorry I can't be more specific, please tell me what other information
> you need.

I have experienced this issue myself, the kb is released when you move
a window aswell. I spoke with olivier about this last weekend. But
because it is a rather weird bug i could not provide him with enough
information to fix it either.

It does not happen *all* the time here.

> Best,   Nick.



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