[openbox] mousebound left release script fires on press, not waiting for release

Dana Jansens danakj at orodu.net
Mon Oct 9 15:26:36 EDT 2017

I believe the "client" area behaves differently than other targets because
it needs to pass the mouse click thru to the application. So it ends up
being immediately released from the WM point of view.

On Oct 9, 2017 12:23 AM, "Plmalternate Plmalternate" <plmalternate at gmail.com>

> context:
> Openbox 3.6.1
> running plain under xorg 1:7.7+13ubuntu3
> started with startx from xinit 1.3.4-3ubuntu0.1
> No DE per se, no DM, in a minimalist Ubuntu 16.04, 64 bit.
> I have this in in the mouse bindings section of ~/.config/openbox/rc.xml:
>     <context name="Client">
>       <mousebind button="Left" action="Release">
>         <action name="Execute">
>                                         <command>check_xclip.sh</command>
>                                 </action>
>       </mousebind>
>    </context>
> but it runs when I press, repeat PRESS, the left button, and doesn't
> wait for me to release it.
> Duckduckgo couldn't find a bug like this. Is it a bug? Anything I can
> do to help figure it out? Failing that, to work around it?
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