XClient not responding

Daniel Stone daniel at freedesktop.org
Wed Jul 26 00:17:20 PDT 2006

On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 09:09:56AM +0200, Atanas Atanasov wrote:
> I am trying to analyse when an XClient is not responding. The
> situation is as follows: Suppose I forward an client to some XServer
> and then the connection with the machine hosting the client drops. The
> interface literally freezes. In most cases if one starts "poking" the
> interface in an environment like gnome or KDE the window manager would
> realise that events are sent but no response comes. This in turn
> generates some sort of "Not Responding" message. If it weren't for the
> monitoring the XServer would simply think that the client is idle and
> do nothing. My question is whether there exists some standard XEvent
> which my server can send to the client and check on its responsiveness
> - i.e. perform keep-alive.
> Any comments or suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

It's a window manager thing, not the server:

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