[PATCH v2] input: don't send to clients key events eaten by bindings

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 11:48:02 PST 2014

On 11/06/2014 09:55 AM, Giulio Camuffo wrote:
> weston key bindings are supposed to eat the key events, and not pass it
> on to clients, and indeed the wl_keyboard.key event is not sent. But
> we must also not put the key in the keys array to pass to client with
> the wl_keyboard.enter event, or else we may send the 'eaten' one too.
> In the case of a key binding hiding a surface having the keyboard focus,
> the shell may decide to give the focus to another surface, but that will
> happen before the key is released, so the new focus surface will receive
> the code of the bound key in the wl_keyboard.enter array.

Why can't the client distinguish this from an actual key press after it 
got the focus?

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