Grumpy Editor - lightweight window managers please!
Posted Feb 21, 2007 15:46 UTC (Wed) by tjc
In reply to: Grumpy Editor - lightweight window managers please!
Parent article: Xfce 4.4: The best lightweight desktop environment (Linux.com)
Alert dialogs don't grab the focus.
X has a window override_redirect attribute that allows a child window to do this, and the window manager can't intercept it through the normal substructure redirection mechanism. It's one of the ugly things about X.
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