[PATCH] NumLock/CapsLock masks in Thai XIM
thep at linux.thai.net
Mon Jul 14 05:19:40 PDT 2008
On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 5:58 PM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 01:10:28PM +0700, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 10:42:00AM -0600, mcnichol at austin.ibm.com wrote:
>> > The patch assumes that NumLock is always mapped to Mod2.
>> > That may not be true on all systems. I know AIX uses Mod5.
>> Mod5 is mapped for AltGr on Linux. And it should also be passed to the XIM,
>> like NumLock. So, it should be OK to add Mod5Mask to the list as well.
>> However, is this assumption reliable? In summary, the masks that should
>> be passed to the sequence checking routine are Shift, CapsLock, NumLock,
>> and AltGr. And the known mappings are:
>> bin. Macro Linux AIX Operation
>> ---- ----------- --------- -------- ---------
>> 0x01 ShiftMask Shift Shift Pass
>> 0x02 LockMask CapsLock CapsLock Pass
>> 0x04 ControlMask Ctrl Ctrl Block
>> 0x08 Mod1Mask Alt Alt(?) Block
>> 0x10 Mod2Mask NumLock ? Pass(?)
>> 0x20 Mod3Mask ? ? ?
>> 0x40 Mod4Mask Win ? Block(?)
>> 0x80 Mod5Mask AltGr NumLock Pass
>> Or is there more reliable way to handle this?
> The only way to really do this properly is to run XkbGetVirtualMods,
I haven't been successful with XkbGetVirtualMods so far.
It keeps returning BadAlloc status in my system.
So, I finally come up with XGetModifierMapping instead.
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