pinentry-qt4 breaks Alt+Tab window switching in KDE

Andre Heinecke aheinecke at
Sun May 6 19:11:17 CEST 2012


On Thursday 03 May 2012 17:00:40 Werner Koch wrote:
> On Sun,  8 Apr 2012 12:29, macieksitarz at said:
> > I found out that confirm dialog ("echo CONFIRM | pinentry-qt4") doesn't
> > have this issue. So I modified the source code and got it working. I
> > attached a patch, tested only on my box (Arch Linux) with KDE.
> Did anyone else tested this patch in the meantime?  Does it break
> something?
Just tried it.
I could reproduce this problem with KDE 4.4.5 and Qt 4.6.3.
But this Patch did not fix the Problem for me.
After applying the patch I still get the "*** No Windows ***" Window.

As far as I can tell, the patch just changes the call order bit and the 
showEvent code should not be causing problems as long as this is not caused by 
a qt bug (which I doubt). 

For me the problem looks much more related to grabbing. If I 
use pinentry-qt without global grab (echo getpin | ./pinentry-qt4 -g) the 
alt+tab works afterwards.


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