Diverse issues with r22526

Nikolas Arend Nikolas.Arend at gmx.net
Tue Jul 25 17:30:28 CEST 2006

Nikolas Arend wrote:
> Nikolas Arend 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 just realized that when I turn off auto-hide of my second panel, the 
> described problems _seem_to go away. They also _seem_ to start when 
> hiding/unhiding it.
Darn, false alarm, the symptoms just reappeared, even with panel 
auto-hide disabled.

Sorry,   Nick.

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