[arch-general] Xterm urgency hint
nzeh at cs.dal.ca
Fri Oct 8 14:57:52 EDT 2010
Norbert Zeh [2010.10.08 0942 -0300]:
> Hi folks,
> I've just run into a strange problem. In order to highlight terminal
> windows that require my attention, I make the application running in the
> window beep, and I have set xterm*bellIsUrgent:true. The problem: xterm
> seems to simply ignore this setting. I can also go into the xterm menu
> and activate/deactivate bell urgency, but it makes no difference. I
> always hear a beep instead of the window's urgency WM hint being set.
> I'm almost certain that's an upstream bug introduced fairly recently
> because I had the same problem on my Debian machine. Does anybody have
> a clue where to report this bug? I simply can't find a decent project
> web page for xterm.
Actually, it's not an upstream bug, but a bug as far downstream as you
can go: the user. I made a really silly mistake in setting up my window
manager. So, xterm works, my brain doesn't.
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