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"Opacity of inactive windows" locks mouse cursor


Description Georgi Kirilov 2006-12-31 09:00:26 CET
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i586; en-US; rv:1.8.1) Gecko/20061010 Firefox/2.0
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When "Opacity of inactive windows" is lower than max (default),
clicking on the titlebar of an inactive window locks the mouse
cursor to "move". Switching the windows with Alt+Tab releases
the mouse and everything is OK then.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Lower the "Opacity of inactive windows" setting in "Window Manager Tweaks"->Compositor
2.Click the titlebar of an inactive window

Actual Results:  
The clicked window gets the focus, but the mouse cursor locks to "move" shape

Expected Results:  
Just to switch the focus to the clicked window
Comment 1 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2006-12-31 11:41:08 CET
I cannot reproduce that (and I fail to understand how this could be).

What kind of hw do you have? Intel multicore maybe? If so, what kernel version do you run?
Comment 2 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2006-12-31 14:04:13 CET
Did you try with the version from current SVN trunk? You can grab an up-to-date copy from here:

Comment 3 Georgi Kirilov 2007-01-06 19:19:02 CET
No, actually I have K6-2, Radeon VE/7000 and the kernel is 2.6.19.
I thought that 4.4RC2 is the last. Never mind, I'll try the SVN version.
Comment 4 Georgi Kirilov 2007-01-06 19:48:22 CET
I tried to compile not the whole environment, just xfwm ( from the link you gave me, but no luck, it's all the same.
May be my hardware is just too old.
Comment 5 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2007-01-07 20:58:05 CET
I've commited a change that might help fixing this issue. Can you try xfwm4 revision 24291 or later?

You can grab an up-to-date snapshot here:

Comment 6 Georgi Kirilov 2007-01-12 17:51:32 CET
Yes, it's all right now, thank you very much!
Indeed, xfwm is the only compositing window manager that works for me.
Metacity is super slow and compiz blocks my computer.
Thank you for doing this!
Comment 7 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2007-01-13 12:57:15 CET
Great, glad it works.

Bug #2694

Reported by:
Georgi Kirilov
Reported on: 2006-12-31
Last modified on: 2009-07-14


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