Description of problem:
Trying to install an RPM package from external source on my Fedora 15
box (i.e., with gnome-shell), I got into a little trouble with the way
how dialog "Additional confirmation required" (listing additional
packages to be installed) behaves. In the situation this dialog was
shown, I switched back to my web browser that was running maximized on
the same desktop. When I tried to switch back, I could only see a main
installer window that hadn't even react on anything (incl. closing from
window title bar) but pressing ESC. The slave "Additional confirmation
required" was kept hidden behind the maximized web browser, not brought
forward as expected.
I consider this behaviour disturbing, even though this may be encountered
rarelly by the users. Also not sure, whether this is related to gnome-shell
only, or if the problem is spread more widely.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. stick with one particular desktop and run arbitrary application
in maximized state here
2. try to install RPM package with some dependencies on other packages, e.g.
-- apparently, this has to be done in a user-way (double-clicking
the RPM file and so)
3. accept the first dialog (Install?); "Additional confirmation required"
dialog should appear
4. switch back to the maximized application that was in the background
5. switch pack to the installer ("Software Install" in the ALT-TAB menu,
"Finished" window in "Activities" style windows overview)
Zombie-like main installer window -- only reacting on ESC key press.
After focusing/activating/clicking the main installer window, "Additional
confirmation required" dialog is activated and brought forward (so it is
sure it is visible to the user).
Not sure, maybe "Additional confirmation required" is not modal for reason,
but then some pieces of such behaviour should be emulated as described.
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