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Keypress being read by non focused windows #3609

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davidoskky opened this Issue Feb 2, 2019 · 0 comments

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davidoskky commented Feb 2, 2019

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[x] Bug
[ ] Feature Request
[ ] Documentation Request
[ ] Other (Please describe in detail)

Current Behavior

The problem happens using the program rtv 1.24.0.
From the program I can open images, it launches a new window with the command feh --scale-down --image-bg black <URL>.
feh version 3.1.1
If after opening an image I focus back on rtv and push keys once in a while some of the keys get read from feh as well.

In particular jk are used in rtv to go up and down and I set them in feh to zoom in and out.
Once in a while (every 4-10 key presses, it's not consistent) instead of rtv going down I'll have feh zoom out.
I tried with other keys and the problem happens consistently.

Adding other windows or changing the splitting to horizontal doesn't change the problem

I tried using the default configs and submitted the log file, the problem still persists

Expected Behavior

When I use a program I want the key presses to be read by that program only.

Reproduction Instructions

Open rtv, open a feh window from rtv focus back on rtv and press keys which have a binding on feh.

Environment

Output of i3 --moreversion 2>&-:

Binary i3 version:  4.16.1 (2019-01-27) © 2009 Michael Stapelberg and contributors
Running i3 version: 4.16.1 (2019-01-27) (pid 7137)abort…)
Loaded i3 config: /home/davidoskky/.config/i3/config (Last modified: sab 02 feb 2019 12:44:10 CET, 2345 seconds ago)

The i3 binary you just called: /usr/bin/i3
The i3 binary you are running: i3
Logfile URL: https://logs.i3wm.org/logs/5751164012331008.bz2
- Linux Distribution & Version:Arch 4.20.6
- Are you using a compositor (e.g., xcompmgr or compton):Compton

@i3bot i3bot added bug 4.16 labels Feb 2, 2019

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