Bug report for cygwin X server (or xterm)

n952162 n952162@web.de
Wed Mar 30 07:56:51 GMT 2022

Am 10.03.2022 um 10:37 schrieb n952162:
> 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.

This last point leads me to the conclusion that this is perhaps a
porting problem of the xterm virtual terminal program, because when
xterm is executing on another machine, it doesn't happen.

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