Keyboard events and console switching
mhopf at suse.de
Thu Feb 26 06:14:41 PST 2009
On Jan 23, 09 10:27:12 +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 05:36:52PM +0100, Matthias Hopf wrote:
> > On Jan 22, 09 16:55:08 +0100, Helge Bahmann wrote:
> > > Things get even more unfriendly if console switching is initiated by chvt from
> > > a background service (don't ask). I propose to change the current logic for
> > > releasing keys on VT switch -- release them before switching away from the
> > > server, instead of after switching back. Would a patch like the attached one
> > > be acceptable?
I finally got around to verify this patch against our bugs.
Unfortunately, no change in behavior. I had to backport the patch,
though, and it wasn't exactly trivial, so there might have been errors.
> > We have several bugs open for openSUSE because of this behavior - so I'm
> > all for a change. I don't know the inner workings of this area in X, so
> > I can't claim to understand the patch completely, but I will give it a
> > try. So if it works, I really suggest taking it.
> It should already work: please file a bug and assign it to me, and I'll
> take care of it ASAP.
I requested a bug to be opened upstream - I will ping you when this has
been done. Thanks in advance, Daniel!
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