[PATCH 0/2] RFC: Introduce keyboard grabbing and shortcuts inhibitor protocols

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Mar 22 16:39:32 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-03-22 at 11:33 +0100, Olivier Fourdan wrote:

> The second protocol is simpler, in the sense that it will simply tell the
> Wayland compositor to ignore its own keyboard shortcuts when a given surface
> is focused. A typical use case for this is virt-viewer/virt-manager where the
> typical window manager shortcuts should be send to the remote host rather
> than being caught and handled by the local Wayland compositor [3].

I think this wants the same kind of caveat that the compositor is under
no obligation to ignore every shortcut, since you might want like
control-alt-shift-super-tab to still switch apps, or control-alt-
backspace to nuke the server, or whatever. But the idea looks sane.

- ajax

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