Opened 3 months ago

#15364 new bug

hey hangs with offscreen windows

Reported by: mmu_man Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Applications/Command Line Tools Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


When writing which iterates over all apps and windows, I noticed hey locked up when asking Pe for one of its windows' frame. It seems it's actually an offscreen window which I suppose doesn't run an event loop.

It should probably have a large timeout (2s?) instead of the default infinite timeout. But still having unresponding windows might cause other trouble (like, screen readers which actually must be very responsive), so we might as well want to fix this too.

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