[MonoDevelop] MD "steals" mouse actions from my entire desktop when debugging

Lluis Sanchez Gual slluis.devel at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 04:30:44 EDT 2010

El dg 22 de 08 de 2010 a les 01:54 -0700, en/na kuseman va escriure:
> Hi,
> Yesterday I came across a really annoying thing when working on a project.
> It's a simple
> GTK application with a treeview. I have a buttonpress event on the treeview
> which populates and brings up
> a Gtk.Menu with MenuItems.
> Now the strange thing, if I put a breakpoint on the eventhandler for the
> MenuItem.Click MD breaks correctly,
> but now I can't do a thing, my system wont respond to mouse clicks on any
> open application including MD.
> I have to Ctrl-Alt-F1 to a tty and kill the mono-process to get back mouse
> actions.
> Anyone experienced this?

Yes. The problem is that the debugged application had captured the mouse
when it hit the breakpoint, and it is not releasing it because it is
stopped in the debugger. I yet have to find a solution for this.


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