Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 701338
Alt-Tabbing in "sloppy" mode unreliable
Last modified: 2015-09-21 08:52:18 EDT
Description of problem:
In "sloppy" or "mouse" modes, alt-tabbing to windows on the same desktop, but not under the pointer, switches back to the window under the pointer after a second or so. This worked in gnome2/metacity.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have to windows on the same desktop with sloppy or mouse focusing mode
2. Move the mouse pointer where it is over one window, but not over the other
Alt-tabbed window is focused for about 1sec, then the focus returns to the window under the mouse pointer.
Alt-tabbed window remains focused.
I was just looking to report this bug tonight, and it seems to be this upstream bug:
*** Bug 705094 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
A patch has been submitted to the upstream bug ( http://bugzilla-attachments.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=188584 ). Can we please have a scratch build with this change as an interim solution please?
I've made a scratch build for F-15 of mutter-126.96.36.199-1 with this patch applied:
Mind that this patch isn't committed to Fedora package git yet.
Do you expect to push a package with this fix for F15?
(In reply to comment #5)
> Do you expect to push a package with this fix for F15?
Unlikely, I believe it's already fixed in F-16 and there's a lot of other improvements there and I would suggest upgrading to F-16.
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this is still present on F21. did the fix never made it to F16 or is this a regression?
(In reply to gcb from comment #8)
> this is still present on F21. did the fix never made it to F16 or is this a
IIRC it was fixed in subsequent releases, so would have been a regression in F-21. However, I can reproduce it neither on a F-21 VM, nor on my F-22 workstation.