[PATCH kdrive/ephyr v7 4/9] kdrive: update evdev keyboard LEDs (#22302)

Laércio de Sousa laerciosousa at sme-mogidascruzes.sp.gov.br
Thu Feb 11 18:13:48 UTC 2016

2016-02-11 1:11 GMT-02:00 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>:
> the idea behind only propagating LED changes to core keyboard is that you
> may have multiple keyboards, not all attached to the same master keyboard.
> If you toggle caps lock on one of them, you don't want it to toggle on an
> otherwise unrelated keyboard. Likewise, there's the niche case of floating
> slave devices, where you don't want logical keyboard LEDs to change other
> keyboards.
> (...)
> so something else isn't right here. By default, xephyr keyboards should be
> attached to a master keyboard and see the LEDs update. Where exactly does
> the LED update stop?

I'll drop this patch for the moment, since it's not critical to make
multi-seat work properly with Xephyr. I'll investigate a bit more the
problem of attaching Xephyr keyboard to a master keyboard and propose
another patch in a second moment.

Thanks, Peter!
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