[winswitch] Focus issue

carl langlois crl.langlois at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 17:55:02 BST 2020


Thanks for the info i will keep it disable from now on.
Yes the two popup windows from rabbitvcs are freezing with full desktop.

Thanks again for the quick response.

Carl

On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 12:13 PM Antoine Martin <antoine at nagafix.co.uk>
wrote:

> On 17/04/2020 23:02, carl langlois wrote:
> > HI,
> >
> > You are right this seem to be a modal issue. Reproducing the problem
> > with modal disable fix the freezing issue.
> Great.
>
> FYI: starting with version 4.0, modal-windows will be disabled by default.
>
> > To trigger this i need to go in the check for modification
> > dialog->remote changes->(you need to have some changes) if you double
> > click on one of the changes it will popup two windows. On my side the
> > two popup are freezing(Rabbitvcs issue ..)
> Does it also freeze without xpra?
>
> > but with modal disable i can
> > xkill the rabbitvcs windows and resume normal operation.
> >
> > This morning i had another phenomena like this one with other perl/tk
> > applications but i was able to recover because not all windows was
> > affected.. if it happen again i will try disabling the modal windows.
> >
> > Great hints!!
> > Since it is a modal issue to you need me to open a ticket?
> No, it doesn't look like one is needed. (or maybe for the rabbitcvs
> freeze?)
>
> Cheers,
> Antoine
>
> > Carl
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 11:16 AM Antoine Martin <antoine at nagafix.co.uk
> > <mailto:antoine at nagafix.co.uk>> wrote:
> >
> >     On 17/04/2020 19:26, carl langlois wrote:
> >     > Hi,
> >     > When it happen all the windows seems to be affected. It seem that
> all
> >     > the. It look to me that some windows(application) grab the focus
> >     and all
> >     > the other application does not received even.
> >     Please see --modal-windows=no
> >     A modal window will stay on top of all other windows unless you turn
> off
> >     this feature.
> >     > I can currently easily reproduce the situation where a windows
> >     freeze (i
> >     > suspect a application bugs) . It seem that in this case the
> >     application
> >     > enter a weird state and freeze all other application managed by
> Xpra.
> >     > Even new application started from the tray menu are not responding
> to
> >     > the mouse.
> >     Unless the server eventually disconnects, this sounds like a modal
> >     window or a grab.
> >
> >     > if i ssh to the workstation and kill the application everything is
> >     start
> >     > working again. I think this particular problem is coming from a bad
> >     > behavior of Rabbitvcs.. I am not a expert in this kind of software
> but
> >     > the fact that all the windows are frozen seems wrong.
> >     Could be, it could also be a bug in xpra.
> >     > Not sure how to tackle this situation. Not related to java
> application
> >     > and i have seen this behavior with other perl/tk application,
> >     > dophin file manager etc.
> >     I've just tried it in an Ubuntu 19.10 virtual machine and I couldn't
> see
> >     any obvious problems.
> >     Do I have to use a specific dialog or action to trigger this bug?
> >
> >     Assuming that this isn't a modal window problem, would you mind
> creating
> >     a ticket for this problem?
> >
> >     Thanks,
> >     Antoine
> >
> >
> >     > Carl.
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >     > On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 2:55 AM Antoine Martin via shifter-users
> >     > <shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk
> >     <mailto:shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk>
> >     > <mailto:shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk
> >     <mailto:shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk>>> wrote:
> >     >
> >     >     On 17/04/2020 00:35, carl langlois via shifter-users wrote:
> >     >     > Hi,
> >     >     >
> >     >     > Using 3.0.9 on both server(Ubuntu 19.10) and client(windows
> 10)
> >     >     the mouse
> >     >     > does not seem to click at the good location. Like if all
> >     focus is
> >     >     wrong
> >     >     > between the windows and the mouse.
> >     >     Is this with all applications or just a specific one? For all
> its
> >     >     windows, or maybe just popup menus?
> >     >     Does it not work with a plain xterm, or maybe your window is
> >     maximized?
> >     >     If the offset large or small? Are you using Wayland
> >     client-side perhaps?
> >     >
> >     >     There are a number of tickets related to pointer offsets, but
> they
> >     >     generally involve Java or proprietary applications. Here's a
> >     ticket
> >     >     which may be related:
> >     >     http://xpra.org/trac/ticket/2600
> >     >     If this is the right place, please add your information there.
> >     >
> >     >     Cheers,
> >     >     Antoine
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >     >
> >     >     > Thanks and Regards
> >     >     >
> >     >     > Carl
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