Bug 116131 - Sticky windows
Sticky windows
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: metacity (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2004-02-18 10:24 EST by Konstantin Ryabitsev
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-05 10:18:24 EDT
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Description Konstantin Ryabitsev 2004-02-18 10:24:21 EST
Description of problem:
From time to time I would see an odd behavior in metacity -- a window
would get stuck and never give up mouse focus. This usually happens
when I have just moved that window around either via alt-mouse, or by
grabbing the title bar. The misbehaving window never loses focus and
is present on all virtual desktops (I can still Ctrl-Alt-Arrow, though
Alt-Tab doesn't work) and the only way I can get rid of the problem is
either if I remotely kill the application running in that window, or
kill metacity. After it respawns, everything resumes acting normally.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
metacity-0:2.6.3-1.i386

How reproducible:
Every now and again -- happened three times to me over the past week.
There don't seem to be any particular steps, as I have not yet
narrowed down the problem to any specific sequence of events.
Comment 1 Konstantin Ryabitsev 2004-05-05 10:18:24 EDT
I've not seen this happen in a while with newer metacity/gnome. I'm
closing this.

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