Warning: evdev changes - no auto-grabs anymore

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri Aug 15 07:38:33 PDT 2008

> So it would seem that an ioctl to say 'I'm dealing with this, don't let
> the TTY layer and mousedev get at it' would be helpful, but one that
> stops short of a full grab.

There is a requirement for secure attention key processing in some
environments. Being able to divert the SAK key wouldn't be acceptable so
some care is needed.


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