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commit f7e358280cb3bda1f8c46ca021fe94b59a984f5d
parent b3a4392923b26e81c4faa35907a4a2d071e2275f
Author: Greg Reagle <>
Date:   Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:26:26 -0500

surf: see hover URL without changing title

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015, at 11:52 AM, Christoph Lohmann wrote:
> Then hook to the window leaving event in GTK or X11 and set the title to
> your needs. I will welcome a patch.

Patch is attached.  I am a total novice in GTK programming, so I don't
know what type the callback function is supposed to be (hence the void
pointers) or whether I registered it properly.  But it does work well
for me.

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From a33f06da092bf920b6a286ea7688b32944d79a50 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Greg Reagle <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:22:15 -0500
Subject: [PATCH] ensure that window title is web page title (not hover link)
 when leaving window

Signed-off-by: Christoph Lohmann <>

Msurf.c | 10++++++++++
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/surf.c b/surf.c @@ -179,6 +179,7 @@ static void source(Client *c, const Arg *arg); static void spawn(Client *c, const Arg *arg); static void stop(Client *c, const Arg *arg); static void titlechange(WebKitWebView *view, GParamSpec *pspec, Client *c); +static void titlechangeleave(void *a, void *b, Client *c); static void toggle(Client *c, const Arg *arg); static void togglecookiepolicy(Client *c, const Arg *arg); static void togglegeolocation(Client *c, const Arg *arg); @@ -805,6 +806,9 @@ newclient(void) { g_signal_connect(G_OBJECT(c->win), "destroy", G_CALLBACK(destroywin), c); + g_signal_connect(G_OBJECT(c->win), + "leave_notify_event", + G_CALLBACK(titlechangeleave), c); if(!kioskmode) addaccelgroup(c); @@ -1299,6 +1303,12 @@ titlechange(WebKitWebView *view, GParamSpec *pspec, Client *c) { } static void +titlechangeleave(void *a, void *b, Client *c) { + c->linkhover = NULL; + updatetitle(c); +} + +static void toggle(Client *c, const Arg *arg) { WebKitWebSettings *settings; char *name = (char *)arg->v;