Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] VoIP Calls and -Graph dialog behaviour
From: "RUOFF LARS" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 13:55:18 +0200
Hi Anders,
Hmm, I can't reproduce this.
I compiled 1.3.0 with the line from gtk/dlg_utils.c commented out and it
works just fine.
When I close Wireshark, all child windows close nicely.
Will try the same on trunk as soon as I have recompiled after distclean
:-)

Lars



> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] 
> [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of 
> Anders Broman
> Sent: mercredi 14 octobre 2009 12:04
> To: Developer support list for Wireshark
> Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] VoIP Calls and -Graph dialog behaviour
> 
> 
>  Hi,
> Written in a hurry :-)
> >Is there any particular reason we need to have the windows 
> transient to
> top level?
> 
> If you do not use transent and leave the child window open 
> then close wirehark The child window will remain and show a 
> portion of the main window on Windows.
> Anders
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected]
> [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of RUOFF LARS
> Sent: den 14 oktober 2009 11:34
> To: Developer support list for Wireshark
> Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] VoIP Calls and -Graph dialog behaviour
> 
> Coming back on this subject...
> 
> @Jeff:
> https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2421
> => This ss definitevly the same issue.
> 
> All child dialogs are affected because all use the same function to
> open:
> The problem is the line in gtk/dlg_utils.c:
>  In function dlg_window_new(const gchar *title):
>     gtk_window_set_transient_for(GTK_WINDOW(win),
> GTK_WINDOW(top_level));
> 
> Here all dialogs are made transient to the main window.
> The info on this function
> (http://developer.gimp.org/api/2.0/gtk/GtkWindow.html#gtk-wind
> ow-set-tra
> nsient-for)
> suggests that it is good practice to to so for all child 
> dialogs, but the behaviour on Windows is unbearable!
> When *not* called, the behaviour on Windows is: All dialogs 
> will have their own taskbar tab (grouped/ungrouped depends on 
> your Windows settings of course), and simple click on any 
> open window space brings the window to front. I'm unhappy 
> with the fact that taskbar space is cluttered up by child 
> windows, but I still prefer this behaviour to the current 
> one, which is a pain for me.
> 
> Is there any particular reason we need to have the windows 
> transient to top level?
> What's the behaviour on Linux/Mac/...?
> If no consensus can be achieved, may I suggest for a 
> preference setting?
> 
> Lars
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: [email protected]
> > [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of 
> Jeff Morriss
> > Sent: mercredi 16 septembre 2009 19:30
> > To: Developer support list for Wireshark
> > Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] VoIP Calls and -Graph dialog behaviour
> > 
> > RUOFF LARS wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > i don't know what has been changed exactly, but the VoIP 
> Calls and 
> > > -Graph dialog behaviour seems totally screwed up on 1.2.2
> > on Windows.
> > > 
> > > Initial condition: Wireshark main window maximized.
> > > Once the Voip Calls and -Graph dialogs are opened:
> > > Click on a line in the Graph dialog.
> > > Now try to navigate to the packet details in main window.
> > > Clicking on the main window doesn't bring it to front.
> > > So minimize the Graph window => minimizes ALL windows!
> > > So it needs an additional step to maximize the main window again.
> > > Navigating back to the Graph dialog is a matter of luck:
> > > Either you clicked on the right one of the two dialog
> > handles that are
> > > shown in minimized state ... or not. If you clicked on the
> > wrong on,
> > > you're back to Calls dialog and need first to click on the
> > dialog to
> > > focus it and then on the Graph dialog to bring it to front.
> > > A nightmare!
> > 
> > 
> > This bug sounds similar:
> > 
> > https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2421
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