Programs not accepting input?

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Thu Jul 20 12:05:02 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-Jul-20 06:31:08 -0500, Sergey Babkin wrote:
>This is likely an fvwm1 problem. I use it too (without
>2 monitors) and after some time something gets broken in
>its focus handling, and the windows stop getting focus.
>Restarting fvwm clears up the problem.

I've seen that as well and I'm fairly certain it's a different bug.
Grog reports a similar problem to mine and (in my case) it seems to be
just something being too slow - fvwm continues running correctly.

>>>That's mainly irritating; the problem I describe above is annoying.
>>Did you get anywhere in debugging it?
>BTW, I've promised Greg a script to dump the X protocol
>from binary log, then I was busy and and forgot about it. 
>Is there still any interest in this tool?

What does your script do?  I've used xmon in the (distant) past but
it is designed to sit in the middle of an X connection.  I think
Wireshark can decode X11.

Peter Jeremy
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