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Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Bug#702871: Regarding forward and backward search with

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Bug#702871: Regarding forward and backward search with evince.
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:52:18 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:


> Let me add some info to my original bug report, regarding forward
> search with evince.  In fact, some odd behaviour persisted (with or
> without my patch), in particular evince remained first in the Alt-Tab
> application list, regardless of swithching between other applications.
> While I couldn't find a reference for the evince DBus API, I decided
> to check what would happen if I replace the timestamp argument with a
> constant zero (or one), and it solved everything (including raising
> and giving focus).

The broken timestamp value was the source of another problem, too.  This
has already been solved by providing 0 as timestamp, so the current Git
version of AUCTeX already contains the fix.

> Can anyone tell me what this parameter even mean?

0 stands for NOW.

> Anyway, raising the emacs window via wmctrl on reverse search, as in
> the previous patch, and replacing the complicated calculation of
> timestamp with some constant in forward search, seems to give a fully
> correct behaviour.

The wmctrl thingy is not acceptable, sorry.


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