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Re: dontzap - a application to revert dontzap setting



On Wednesday 08 April 2009 23:42:25 Anders Rayner-Karlsson wrote:
> * Matthew Woehlke <mw_triad users sourceforge net> [20090408 23:34]:
> > Anders Rayner-Karlsson wrote:
> >> Has anyone looked at and tested the AllowDeactivateGrabs and
> >> AllowClosedownGrabs options in their xorg.conf instead of blindly
> >> relying on C-A-Bs to shoot the server in the head? If they still have
> >> keyboard interrupt, these options may actually be a better solution
> >> than killing the entire X server.
> >
> > I looked at them while struggling with
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473825... they didn't work
> > (probably because the actual problem in said bug was not, in fact, a bad
> > grab, but something a little stranger). In the process of investigating
> > them, I learned they had (reportedly) been removed in current X.org.
>
> So it has.
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=5e43cd28692bc05cac80f38
>b47104a26c0524385
>
> Thanks for pointing that out.

Is there actually any kind of replacement for this? Because I have had to use 
that feature many, many times (usually due to a browser "hanging", and yes, I 
know it would be nice to fix all the bugs, but ...).


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