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Re: Problem with special keys as shortcuts

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 11:24 AM, Carlos R. Mafra <crmafra@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 5:22 PM, Renato Botelho <rbgarga@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 12:50 PM, Renato Botelho <rbgarga@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello everybody,
>>> Is nice to see development is backing :)
>>> So, i'm using windowmaker at FreeBSD and found a problem yesterday.
>>> I've started to use a Sun Type 7 Keyboard, and it has some special keys,
>>> xorg was configured to recognize these keys and they worked fine. But,
>>> I add some shortcuts on some menu itens using these keys, when I add
>>> and save, it works like a charm, but after restart wmaker, it stops working,
>>> actually, the name of the key don't appear on right side of menu anymore,
>>> but, the key is still configured inside WMRootMenu, like you can see at this
>>> entry:
>>> (Run..., SHORTCUT, SunOpen, EXEC, gmrun),
>>> SunOpen is the name of special key, it seems to be a bug, IMHO, what
>>> do you think?
>> Just complementing information, when X starts I got some "invalid key
>> in shortcut" message, i took a look at the code and the problem seems
>> to happen here in src/wmrootmenu.c:
>>    ptr->keycode = XKeysymToKeycode(dpy, ksym);
>>    if (ptr->keycode==0) {
>>        wwarning(_("%s:invalid key in shortcut \"%s\" for entry %s"), file,
>>                 shortcutDefinition, entry->text);
>>        wfree(ptr);
>>        return False;
>>    }
>> XKeysymToKeycode seems to return 0 for it, but after wmaker starts
>> up, if I just change shortcut it works fine.
> Hi Renato,
> So what is the status of this now?

A guy from xkeyboard-config development told me it's a xorg
problem, that have a delay to start xkb, he suggested me to
use a *dm until this is fixed, and I'm using xdm at the moment
and everything is working.

Renato Botelho

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