xf86-input-evdev: Changes to 'master'

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sun Dec 7 13:59:26 PST 2008


On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 04:37:40PM +0100, Sascha Hlusiak wrote:
> I did some tests and it turned out that commit 
> 6867652c2c8ad563d5655302d94134592b10265b in xf86-input-evdev did not stop the 
> event from sending repeated events at all. I replaced it with a patch that 
> just ignores all autorepeated events in evdev. Has the same effect. 
> And with kicking out the code of xserver, I get completely working and correct 
> key autorepeat. Delay and rate is correct, default is working as well and 
> modifiers don't repeat, as expected.
> When applying the evdev patch but not the xserver patch, you get non-working 
> autorepeat when it's set exactly to a delay of 660 and rate of 25 (interval 
> 40), which is the default. I'd rather send the patches to the list first, so 
> you can decide which branches to commit them to.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> to both of them.

I'd put it in master of both xserver and -evdev for now, as well as
noting the server commit ID on http://www.x.org/wiki/Server16Branch, so
keithp can cherry-pick to server-1.6-branch.  Peter would know if
there's a relevant -evdev branch.  Thanks again for this!

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