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From: Jon TURNEY <>
Subject: Re: emacs holding focus, not granting it to xterm
Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On 27/05/2014 12:45, Hans-Georg Scherneck wrote:
> I'm running cygwin x on my laptop [version 1.7.29(0.272/5/3), Windows 7 prof], start windows on
> remote machines (cygwin and linux mint), that are exported to my laptop. I've noted the problem for
> more than a year now and it's irritating still, new versions of cygwin and applications notwithstanding.
> Here's what happens:
> I enter text into emacs, move mouse to an xterm, click and enter text there, but text is going into
> emacs. I can only move keyboard flow away from emacs after having done some nuisance operations in
> the emacs window, like moving around the pointer; it mostly helps with one such instance, sometimes
> I have to repeat. It's rather unpredictable. The raised status of the xterm window, however, is
> deceiving me. So text goes even into hidden emacs windows.

I can't reproduce this.

Can you be a bit more specific about how you are running the X server 
(/var/log/xwin/XWin.0.log would be nice) and which window manager you 
are using?

Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-05-27 11:45 Hans-Georg Scherneck
2014-06-02 14:00 ` Jon TURNEY [this message]
2014-06-02 17:49   ` Hans-Georg Scherneck
2014-06-27 21:22     ` alflanagan
2014-06-29 13:52       ` Oliver Schmidt

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