Keygrabbing not working for some keysyms
mmc at maruska.dyndns.org
Tue Jan 31 02:53:27 PST 2006
On Tue, 31 Jan 2006 11:39:18 +0100
Pierre Ossman <drzeus-list at drzeus.cx> wrote:
> I'm having problems with key events not reaching the application that
> has grabbed the keysym. I don't know where to start digging so I need
> some help.
> The problem is that taking screenshots do not work for me. After
> debugging metacity for a few hours I concluded that the problem was more
> fundamental, metacity never got events for the keysym Print. I verified
> this with another program (xbindkeys) to make sure I hadn't
> misinterpreted things.
> What I've concluded so far:
> * Grabbing the key works as intended. I.e. only one application can
> have the key grabbed at a time.
> * The key event is sent, but to the current application, not to the one
> who has grabbed it.
> * The problem is keysym specific. So far I've only found one sym, Print.
> Even if you don't have the time to debug this yourself, please give me
> some ideas on where the problem might be since I have no idea where to
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