[Xquartz-dev] Input Grab (Input on Focus) issue

John Koren jpkoren at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 14:08:53 PDT 2009


On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 7:05 PM, Jeremy Huddleston <huddleston at apple.com> wrote:
> On Oct 27, 2009, at 18:52, John Koren wrote:
>>>> Great to see that the Input Grab issue is fixed. I have now two more
>>>> problems to report. They have been present in all SL versions.
>>>> 1) The "focus follows the mouse option" does not work at all.
>>> Yeah, this is probably the same issue that Pelle just reported... it
>>> seems
>>> that quartz-wm isn't using the correct preference file.
>> Good. I'll let you know once you fix the Preference file issue.
> Check the previous message on the list ... just need to edit
> /opt/X11/bin/startx to export the variable.

Thanks, I got this working.

>>>> 2) This is a strange one:
>>>> I have as shell script containing "xterm -e ssh -Y
>>>> user at remote_machine". It  works correctly if I launch it from a
>>>> command line but not when lauched from XQuartz>Applications. When it
>>>> is is launched Quartz>Applications, the xterm window cannot be closed
>>>> by clicking on the close (red) button on the window. The other buttons
>>>> (yellow  and green) work correctly.
>>> My guess is that you use tcsh.  Is that correct?  If so, that's a known
>>> bug
>>> with tcsh.
>> Yes, I use tcsh, but I did not see this problem in Leopard. This is
>> the first time I noticed it.
> Yes.  It is a bug in the version of tcsh on SnowLeopard.

This appears to be a bug related to ssh (perhaps via tcsh).

!# /bin/tcsh

runs correctly from Quartz>Applications (i.e., can close the xterm window)


!# /bin/tcsh
xterm -e ssh jpk at localhost

does not allow me to close the xterm window.


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