xkb: Modifier key sends KeyRelease immediately

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Tue May 13 02:09:45 PDT 2008

xorg at henrik.synth.no, le Tue 13 May 2008 11:01:20 +0200, a écrit :
> I am not able to map a specific key as a modifier key (AltGr).  Using 
> xev, I can see that the key in question sends a KeyRelease immediately 
> after KeyPress, even though I haven't released it yet.

Some keys act like this, yes.  IIRC there is nothing to do about it,
it's done in hardware :/ You may want to check that by running
showkey -s 
on the text console, to see what the keyboard sends.


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