[Xmonad] mod-shift-c has no effect

Georg Neis gn at oglaroon.de
Sun Apr 15 16:51:37 EDT 2007

dons at cse.unsw.edu.au (Donald Bruce Stewart) wrote:
> gn:
> > Georg Neis <gn at oglaroon.de> wrote:
> > > the only program that I'm able to kill by pressing mod-shift-c is
> > > xterm.  For all other programs I can't notice any effect.
> > 
> > I've found the reason.  In my .xinitrc I used to start the tool
> > root-tail to print some logfile to the root window.  If I comment out
> > that line, then mod-shift-c works as expected.  I don't know why.  I
> > also wonder why manually running root-tail from an xterm after xmonad
> > has started up doesn't cause any trouble.
> > 
> Ok. This is a bit wierd. Can you narrow it down any further?

I've no idea what to look at.  Can anyone reproduce this at least?
I can say, however, that I don't have this issue when using dwm.


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