Updated: xorg-server-1.19.3-1

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Sun Apr 23 22:45:00 GMT 2017

On 21/04/2017 23:54, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
>> * If I'm in an X Emacs window, then click back in my X term, the focus
>> is still with the X Emacs window.
> I misspoke, and left out an important detail:
> If the windows do *not* overlap, then there appears to be no problem.
> If the XTerm window is behind the XEmacs window while I'm editing,
> then I move the mouse pointer back into the Xterm, neither window has
> focus.  I can move the mouse pointer back into the XEmacs window to
> get focus there, but I can never get focus back to the Xterm.

I saw this problem with xterm, even with non-overlapping windows.

Anyhow, this attempted fix wasn't right, and probably only worked for 
some X clients by accident.

I've uploaded an xorg-server-1.19.3-2 test release, with an another 
attempt, perhaps you could give that a try?

xorg-server-1.19.3-1 has been retroactively changed to a test release.

> Furthermore, the particular Windows setting I'm using for mouse
> activation is in the "Ease of Access Center", under "Make the mouse
> easier to use".  I have "Activate a window by hovering over it with
> the mouse" checked.  In addition, I'm using a Windows registry hack to
> simply give the window focus without making it active, i.e. moving it
> to the top:
> http://winaero.com/blog/turn-on-xmouse-active-window-tracking-focus-follows-mouse-pointer-feature-in-windows-8-1-windows-8-and-windows-7/

This is what I normally use, also.

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