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Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: Qemu does not pass pressed caps lock to client

From: Anthony Liguori
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: Qemu does not pass pressed caps lock to client
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:44:35 -0600
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On 02/12/2010 12:17 PM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
On 02/12/2010 04:15 PM, Anthony Liguori wrote:

So basically, Debian carries a hacked version of SDL that changes the
key press behaviour?

Yes, the patch was submitted to not change the default but the maintainer thought he knew better. Or confused an == with a != more likely.

That's a Debian/Ubuntu bug.  Shame on them for changing the behaviour of
a library API like that.

Indeed. Maybe the Debian/Ubuntu maintainers for QEMU and KVM will read this thread and make a fuss.

I've already updated the bug report appropriately. Dustin, the ball's in your court :-)

The only reason it is interesting, is that QEMU is actually going through efforts to get the same behavior that the Debian/Ubuntu change implements (get a press and a release event whenever you toggle Caps Lock).

Yes, but the problem with


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