alpine 3.6
obsolete weakness #19


Weakness Breakdown


An obsolete weakness occurs when someone uses deprecated or obsolete functions when building a system. As a programming language evolves, some functions occasionally become obsolete.

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This C routine is considered obsolete.

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The highlighted line of code below is the trigger point of this particular Alpine 3.6 obsolete weakness.

   ret = XGetInputFocus(xdo->xdpy, window_ret, &unused_revert_ret);

  /* Xvfb with no window manager and given otherwise no input, with 
   * a single client, will return the current focused window as '1'
   * I think this is a bug, so let's alert the user. */
  if (*window_ret == 1) {
            "XGetInputFocus returned the focused window of %ld. "
            "This is likely a bug in the X server.\n", *window_ret);
  return _is_success("XGetInputFocus", ret == 0, xdo);

int xdo_wait_for_window_focus(const xdo_t *xdo, Window window, int want_focus) {
  Window focuswin = 0;
  int ret;
  int tries = MAX_TRIES;
  ret = xdo_get_focused_window(xdo, &focuswin);
  if (ret != 0) {
    return ret;

  while (tries > 0 && 
         (want_focus ? focuswin != window : focuswin == window)) {
    usleep(30000); /* TODO(sissel): Use exponential backoff up to 1 second */
    ret = xdo_get_focused_window(xdo, &focuswin);
    if (ret != 0) {
      return ret;
  return 0;

/* Like xdo_get_focused_window, but return the first ancestor-or-self window
 * having a property of WM_CLASS. This allows you to get the "real" or
 * top-level-ish window having focus rather than something you may
 * not expect to be the window having focused. */
int xdo_get_focused_window_sane(const xdo_t *xdo, Window *window_ret) {
  xdo_get_focused_window(xdo, window_ret);
  xdo_find_window_client(xdo, *window_ret, window_ret, XDO_FIND_PARENTS);
  return _is_success("xdo_get_focused_window_sane", *window_ret == 0, xdo);

int xdo_find_window_client(const xdo_t *xdo, Window window, Window *window_ret,
                           int direction) {
  /* for XQueryTree */
  Window dummy, parent, *children = NULL;
  unsigned int nchildren;
  Atom atom_wmstate = XInternAtom(xdo->xdpy, "WM_STATE", False); 

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