[PATCH] x11drv: Allow to disable focus to desktop window after last wine window looses focus.

Tomas Carnecky tom at dbservice.com
Sat Jul 28 07:26:29 CDT 2007

This patch introduces a new registry key, "FocusDesktopWindow", that can 
be used to specify whether wine should set the foreground window to the 
desktop window after the last wine app looses focus. The default is 
enabled (the same behavior as now).


I consider it a nice feature to allow windows apps to think they still 
have focus even if they don't. This is particularly useful for 
fullscreen apps that do all sorts of nasty things when they find out 
they've lost focus and regain it later. For example World of Warcraft 
stops sound if it finds out it lost focus and there's currently a bug in 
wine that makes WoW unaware that it regained focus, which effectively 
disables sound. With this patch WoW will never know it lost focus and 
thus continue sound output even if the user switches to another app. I 
can imagine other windows games show similar problems.

  dlls/winex11.drv/event.c       |    2 +-
  dlls/winex11.drv/x11drv.h      |    1 +
  dlls/winex11.drv/x11drv_main.c |    4 ++++
  3 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
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