[wingide-users] LockupKen Kinder email@example.com
12 Jun 2002 18:07:53 -0500
On Tue, 2002-06-11 at 20:01, Stephan R.A. Deibel wrote: > On 11 Jun 2002, Ken Kinder wrote: > > I have a GTK event handler that does something that raises an IndexError > > exception. When the debugger stops there, the X server wiggs out and my > > mouse becomes ineffective until I kill the process I'm debugging. :O > > It sounds like the code you're debugging has done an XGrabPointer or > XGrabButton. The grab is not released when you stop at an exception or > break point, resulting in the behaviour your describe. This is a real > pain if you run into it often. It can also happen to your keyboard with > XGrabKeyboard. > > If it makes you feel any better, I think gdb has the same problem. > > The soln would be for us to detect the state of the X server and to ungrab > when in the debugger and re-grab when continuing. From previously looking > into this, I think it's not entirely trivial to do this correctly. I > suppose we could try to blow away all grabs and ignore the possible > consequences. > > Suggestions from X experts are more than welcome. > Is there anything I can explicitly do in my code to ungrab? Just temporarily while I debug?
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