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Bug#252214: /usr/X11R6/bin/xev: xev -id misses events

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 10:39:26AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> Looking at the code, I think the answer is that in initializing the
> active-icon logic it modifies the flags there - affecting the regular
> widget as well.  (This is from code dating back to before I started
> working on xterm).  The relevant chunk is
>         /* since only one client is permitted to select for Button 
>          * events, we have to let the window manager get 'em... 
>          */
>         values->event_mask &= ~(ButtonPressMask | ButtonReleaseMask);
>         values->border_pixel = term->misc.icon_border_pixel;

Could you explain how xterm reacts to clicks if it has these events
masked?  What am I missing?


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