[Xquartz-dev] 2.5.1_beta5

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Fri May 14 09:43:11 PDT 2010

On May 14, 2010, at 06:49, Brian Bender wrote:

> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 1:43 AM, Jeremy Huddleston
> jeremyhu-at-apple.com |Xquartz-dev/Allow to me|
> <xkwek04oxk0t at sneakemail.com> wrote:
>> 2.5.1_beta5 has a fixed libxcb (with the patches actually applied this build).
> Hi Jeremy,
> I've got the "Focus On New Windows" option disabled, but new X windows
> are still being created on top of other Applications. The application
> focus isn't changing to XQuartz like it does when that option is
> checked, just the windows are being created above the current
> application's windows. Example: cover the display with a Terminal
> window, launch any X app from Terminal.

This is how it has always been, so it's not a regression... but I agree that it might be nice to "push them back" if this option is disabled. Can you please open a bug report for this, and I'll look into it for a future release:


> Also, the bug is back where cmd-tabbing back to XQuartz doesn't bring
> its windows to the front, _only_if_ the Spaces option "When switching
> to an application, switch to a space with open windows for the
> application" is cleared. That was fixed before, at least for a while.

I don't think I ever actually fixed this.  Perhaps you mean something different that what I understand.  Can you make a screen capture of this using QuickTime?

> This is my first 2.5.1_beta look; I'm pretty sure this wasn't the case
> in 2.5.0, but I'm not positive (haven't been using it as much,
> recently). Is it safe to just downgrade back to 2.5.0 with its
> installer to verify?

It should be.  I haven't seen the downgrade failure issues that I had seen in Leopard's Installer.app.  That being said, if you run into any downgrade problems, you can just uninstall first:


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