[Rd] X11 device doesn't handle destroy events correcly (PR#848)

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@pubhealth.ku.dk
14 Feb 2001 01:11:56 +0100

tov@ece.cmu.edu writes:

> Blissfully!  *No KillDevice is called* when the window is destroyed by
> something other than the WM_DELETE_WINDOW mechanism!  This happens
> when you embed the X11 device into another window/application.  For
> starters, the device no longer receives WM_DELETE_WINDOW client
> messages.  But it does receive a DestroyNotify event when the parent
> (the container window) is destroyed.  HandleEvent should, well
> _handle_ this _event_.

Heh. Quite probably, this is also the source of the FVWM trouble
reported earlier although that triggered an infinite loop which should
probably be guarded against by other means as well. 

Thanks for filing this (good to have as bug report so that we don't
forget - it's the sort of thing that often has to wait until someone
has a clear enough mind and sufficient stamina to try and get it

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