Bug 1238

Summary: Keycodes for PrintScreen and SysRq
Product: xorg Reporter: Owen Taylor <otaylor>
Component: Input/KeyboardAssignee: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact:
Severity: normal    
Priority: high CC: mharris
Version: git   
Hardware: x86 (IA32)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 351    
Description Flags
Fix for differing keycodes for Print and SysReq none

Description Owen Taylor 2004-08-30 12:56:22 UTC
PrintScreen and SysRequest==Alt+PrintScreen should give the same
keycode since they are the same physical key. This was fixed about
a year ago with the following code in xf86PostKbdEvent():

  if (scanCode == KEY_SysReqest)
    scanCode = KEY_Print;
  else if (scanCode == KEY_Break)
    scanCode = KEY_Pause;

And the shippe XKB files expect this to be the case. But now the
keys are reporting different keycodes again, so the above code
is not getting run or not working as expected.
Comment 1 Kristian Høgsberg 2004-08-30 13:59:54 UTC
Created attachment 778 [details] [review]
Fix for differing keycodes for Print and SysReq

The patch was taken from the old keyboard driver, were it's been in use for at
least one release.  It's a low risk patch that fixes a keyboard driver
Comment 2 Kristian Høgsberg 2004-08-30 14:01:01 UTC
Adding as blocker since it's a regression and has a simple fix.
Comment 3 Kevin E. Martin 2004-08-30 18:36:23 UTC
Patch checked in.

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