Hi again... good to have some life back in lesstif. I actually installed the 0.95.2 relase, but I have one serious regression from my old hacked version of lesstif (http://sobukus.de/lesstif/lesstif-patchwork).
The issue is that with nedit, quite often the window popped up after Ctrl+F (search dialog) or Ctrl+L (goto line dialog) does not have keyboard focus. Usually I am able to give it focus by clicking on the main window with the mouse and then on the dialog window. Changing focus via window manager keyboad shortcuts does not work. And sometimes I have to close the dialog and try again.
My window manager is fluxbox, if that is relevant.
Needless to say, this is very annoying. I used to apply this reverting patch:
That fixed the issue at the cost of a delay before the dialog opens after pressing the shortcut. While this is a clear degradation in comparison to "real" motif (speaking of the system motif I experience on a solaris box), it at least ensures that when the window pops up and appears to have focus, it indeed gets the keyboard input I give.
Of course I'd appreciate a better fix that yields fast reaction and proper keyboard input focus, but in absence of that, I strongly recommend integrating that patch to stop the nasty defect.
Bootnote: I am reporting this in the hope to have the released lesstif more workable, but further engagement from my side towards lesstif (debugging and hacking) is going to be very limited, as nedit, about the only app that I seriously need lesstif for, is not going anywhere with development and I am going to look for another editor that at least supports unicode in the year 2009 ...
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