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

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 14:50:51 PDT 2014

I really can't imagine this is a problem, and clients may even expect 
the current behavior. It certainly is expected for shift keys: if I 
alt+tab to a program it acts like alt is still held down. A quick test 
on Ubuntu shows that a program you alt+tab to gets a map with both alt 
and tab held down.

Does this have something to do with preventing the key from repeating?

On 10/07/2014 12:30 PM, 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.

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