PuTTY bug virt-dim-menu-trouble

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summary: Window close button disabled with Virtual Dimension
class: bug: This is clearly an actual problem we want fixed.
present-in: 0.58 2006-02-08 r6542
fixed-in: r6546 3cdf5b739f00445f7eef721fab6e321c19f2016f 2006-02-10 (0.59)

We've had a couple of reports from users of Virtual Dimension that the `Close' button (the `X' on the top right of the window) is disabled on PuTTY windows, as is the corresponding window/context menu entry. Reports indicate that the close button is greyed sometime during authentication.

It looks like the way PuTTY is manipulating the window menu (which it does after a successful SSH login, to update the "Special Commands" menu) is clashing with the way Virtual Dimension is manipulating the same menu. r6546 changes the way we handle the "Special Commands" menu, which has been confirmed to make the problem go away.

(See also a problem report against Virtual Dimension.)

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-12-27 11:40:21 +0000)