[xmonad] Question re Layout.MagicFocus

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Sat Jan 31 11:26:13 EST 2009

* David Cabana <drcabana at gmail.com> [2009-01-28 19:28:01-0500]
> I've recently started using Layout.MagicFocus.  It's brilliant, I love
> it.  But there is just one thing...
> I still use a mouse, and should the mouse pointer happen to drift out
> of the master window, all hell breaks loose as the focus repeatedly
> changes in a wicked loop. Switching layouts will break out of the
> loop, but it is annoying to have to do so.  I have tried setting
> focusFollowsMouse to False, with no effect.  Has anyone encountered
> this problem, or have a solution?

focusFollowsMouse = False works here, are you sure it doesn't help?
If True, it really loops like you say. And unfortunately even
updatePointer doesn't help (don't know why yet).
If there are no other thoughts on subject, we must document that
MagicFocus is not compatible with focusFollowsMouse.

Roman I. Cheplyaka (aka Feuerbach @ IRC)

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