Bug report for cygwin X server (or xterm)

n952162 n952162@web.de
Thu Mar 10 09:37:40 GMT 2022

xterm*VT100.Translations only when mouse is over the window with focus

Discovered with click-to-focus, in FVWM

In particular, I'm talking about the function keys. In this case, these
are NOT mapped in fvwm, but in xterm.

Pressing a function key, like F1, always writes to the window with
focus, but only performs the X11/xterm translations when the mouse is
hovering over the window with focus.

So, I always have to move the mouse to the window to be able to write to
the window. Otherwise, \e[P is written to the window, for example

Note that I can visit various windows with keyboard shortcuts, so
there's no natural correspondence with mouse position and window focus.

This failure to do the X11/xterm translation only occurs with x11/cygwin
xterms. Windows opened locally via sshd (port forwarded) behave
normally, performing the translation to the focused window, no matter
where the mouse is.

Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
OS: CYGWIN_NT-10.0-19042 me 3.3.4-341.x86_64 2022-01-31 19:35 UTC x86_64
OS: Windows 10  [Windows NT 10.0 build 19042] x64
Package: version 21.1.3-1 built 2022-01-14

XWin was started with the following command line:

/usr/bin/X :0 -auth /home/ge45tep/.serverauth.6258

00675~>xterm -version

fvwm 2.6.6 compiled on Oct 10 2016 at 00:25:52 with support for:
ReadLine, XPM, PNG, SVG, Shape, XShm, SM, Bidi text, Xinerama, XRender,
XCursor, XFT, NLS

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