Bug 31333 - Standardise Touchpad toggling keys
Summary: Standardise Touchpad toggling keys
Alias: None
Product: xkeyboard-config
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: xkb
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Depends on: 31300
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Reported: 2010-11-02 11:32 UTC by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2010-11-17 20:45 UTC (History)
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Clean up touchpad key definitions (971 bytes, patch)
2010-11-02 11:33 UTC, Bastien Nocera
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Description Bastien Nocera 2010-11-02 11:32:54 UTC
Currently F22 is used for XF86TouchpadToggle.

But udev uses F21, F22, or F23 for those keys, at random, even though some of the keys are:
- events telling user-space that the key was pressed, and the new state of the pad (which user-space shouldn't try to handle itself). Those devices handle the work in hardware, but user-space should show a popup.
- an event saying the key was pressed, and that user-space should disable it in software.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2010-11-02 11:33:11 UTC
Created attachment 39990 [details] [review]
Clean up touchpad key definitions
Comment 2 Sergey V. Udaltsov 2010-11-12 16:26:29 UTC
Grand! Thanks, committed.
Comment 3 Bastien Nocera 2010-11-13 05:47:44 UTC
Except that bug 31300 wasn't fixed, so your keymaps are now broken.
Comment 4 Bastien Nocera 2010-11-17 20:45:29 UTC
The blocker is fixed now, so all done.

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