This is a Debian bug: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=226750
If you run xfwm4 as your window manager but use the gnome-panel (don't ask me
why... ;)) when you alt-tab you can alt-tab to the panel which is useless.
The patch to remove this behaviour (against 4.0.2) is apparently:
@@ -3563,7 +3563,8 @@
c2 = c2->next, i++)
if ((c2->type == WINDOW_SPLASHSCREEN)
- || (c2->type == WINDOW_DESKTOP))
+ || (c2->type == WINDOW_DESKTOP)
+ || (c2->type == WINDOW_DOCK)) /* these 3 are the same as
Hopefully that's enough of an idea for you to give your verdict on this.
A similar patch is already in CVS xfce_4_0 (upcoming 4.0.5) and HEAD:
if (c2->type & (WINDOW_SPLASHSCREEN | WINDOW_DOCK | WINDOW_DESKTOP))
Thanks, btw, for your contribution.
mass stale bug cleanup - reopen if closed in error