[xmonad] darcs patch: quick hack to avoid infinite (but breakable) loop when...

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Sat May 17 21:28:26 EDT 2008

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 01:38:48PM -0500, Spencer Janssen wrote:
> On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 05:09:41AM -0700, David Roundy wrote:
> > On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 03:12:49AM -0700, Klaus Weidner wrote:
> > > Probably the right thing to do would be to clear the pending crossing
> > > events in 'windows' whenever the layout manipulation moves/resizes/remaps
> > > windows, and not clear it if only the focus has changed. What would be
> > > a clean way to make that distinction?
> > 
> > Probably a better option would be to not clear crossing events at all, but
> > instead when we handle crossing events to first check if the mouse is still
> > in the said window.  If it's not, then we should ignore the event.
> This misses the entire reason why we clear window entry events in the first
> place.  When the current layout changes (or when switching workspaces) a window
> entry event will be generated for the window under the cursor even if the mouse
> is entirely stationary.  We don't want to perform focus changes based on the
> position of the mouse if the user isn't even moving it.

Ah yes, I hadn't thought about that.


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