Regressions in window focus behavior

James Hawkins truiken at
Wed Feb 2 09:25:00 CST 2005

On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 10:12:59 -0500, Paul Rupe <prupe at> wrote:
> The move of update region handling to wineserver
> ( back in
> December caused a regression in Hamster  After this patch, Hamster
> steals focus constantly.  When I switch virtual desktops in KDE, it
> immediately switches back and reactivates the Hamster window.  This is even
> with KDE's "Prevent focus stealing" set to Extreme.  Hamster can be
> downloaded from <>.
> Another patch from Jan 31
> ( provokes the
> same behavior in Remedy.  Switching to another desktop or minimizing
> the window yanks me back to it immediately.
> Both apps seem to be resisting the hide message from the window manager, but
> I don't understand the interaction of these patches well enough.
> --
> Paul Rupe   <prupe at>                "She smiled, in the end."

This pattern is also observed with Ares Lite.  Trying to minimize the
application causes it to pop right back up.

James Hawkins

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