Bug 107686 - metacity switched to click-to-focus without asking me.
metacity switched to click-to-focus without asking me.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: metacity (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2003-10-21 21:47 EDT by Dams
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-25 15:25:07 EDT
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Description Dams 2003-10-21 21:47:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
After some days, metacity dropped the sloppy focus mode and start using
click-to-focus but I never asked for this to change.

Immediatly after metacity changed this behaviour, i ran gnome-window-properties,
but it was still telling me 'on mouse over focus -> on'. I tried to switch to
click-to-focus, close the gnome-window-properties, then to re-run
gnome-window-properties, to go back to sloppy focus but it didnt work.

a 'killall metacity' solved the problem.

It happened 3 times during the last month, and i have not been able to reproduce

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I have not been able to reproduce it.

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Comment 1 Dams 2003-11-11 00:59:43 EST
It just happened with metacity(0:2.6.3-1).i386 on FC1
Comment 2 Ben Stringer 2004-02-16 23:06:21 EST
I have observed the same and would love to see this fixed. It almost
always bites me by passing keystrokes destined for a terminal window
through to my evolution window instead, with nasty results.

I am also using metacity-2.6.3-1 on FC1.
Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2004-05-25 15:25:07 EDT
This is one of those "mysterious cosmic radiation" sort of bugs...
hard to know where to start.

Upstream as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143152

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