[winswitch] xpra/handbrake: strange behavior

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Sat Nov 3 04:05:46 GMT 2012

On 11/03/2012 06:31 AM, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> Dear Antoine,
> I've noticed a very strange behaviour of a particular application in Xpra:
> In "handbrake" when the video source is chosen, click on "Picture Settings" 
> brings two windows -- settings and preview. In Xpra they are opened with 
> "preview" on top of "settings" so I have to move "preview" to access 
> "settings" (minor inconvenience but indeed not a problem).
> But when I click on "settings", "preview" window disappears.
> This is happening only in Xpra.
> Settings window have a tickbox to show "preview" but it can't bring "preview" 
> back after its disappearance.
> This is with Xpra_0.7.1
> Please advise if I shall start throwing logs at you. :)
Can you try with trunk or with 0.7.2 beta?
There was a recent fix to window focus:

I hope I am wrong, but this type of window focus behaviour may well be
unfixable in some cases, as it is inherently racy..


> In Debian "handbrake-gtk" is available from "experimental".
> Regards,
> Dmitry.
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