I've been noticing a bug when I do C-t : in ratpoison. X freezes. The
mouse responds but all keyboard input is ignored. I can't C-A-Backspace
or switch to a different terminal. After some poking around in X, it
seems that when handling events, X gets stuck in an endless loop. From
what I can tell, It seems that it tries to process an event and the call
to process the event just puts it back into the queue to be processed again.
The only temporary solution that I could find is to check to see if the
processing is adding it to the queue again and handle it. This is the
file in xenocara/xserver/include/xkbsrv.h
Afaict this is the same as
http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13511 The patch is in X.Org's xserver 1.4 branch already. We'll import it with
xserver 1.4.1 (or with a snapshot of it if 1.4.1 is delayed too much to
be imported before our code freeze for 4.3).
man... thanks!! this seems to be the same thing that was happening to
me.. i can use the mouse just fine but as soon as i start typing, i
can type only exclusively in that window.. everything else goes dead..
if i try too much stuff, then it completely freezes.. and i can't even
> The patch is in X.Org's xserver 1.4 branch already.
> We'll import it with
> xserver 1.4.1 (or with a snapshot of it if 1.4.1 is delayed too much to
> be imported before our code freeze for 4.3).
i know that the openbsd projects produces a monthly snapshot of the
installation cd.. can i expect next month's cd to include the fixed