evdev is horrible and I can't get rid of it

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sun Mar 9 01:31:11 PST 2008

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 08:43:42PM -0800, Jeffrey Baker wrote:
> I built the git master of evdev and it does indeed look better.  My
> big beef with 1.2.0 is there is no emulation of the middle button,
> which appears to work in your latest code.  It's nice to be able to
> paste :)  I'm not sure why but my Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite is
> now misconfigured.  I changed it in the GNOME control center to be
> "evdev managed keyboard" and loaded the defaults.  The up arrow is
> printing the screen, the Print key does nothing, and my compose key
> (Menu) doesn't compose (it raises the menu instead).  Strangely all
> the right codes are reported in xev.

I'm not sure why your Compose key is broken, but the Print thing sounds
like GNOME caching keycodes when it shouldn't be.  Just rebind the key.

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