Bug 93984 - holding a key vs DWT
Summary: holding a key vs DWT
Alias: None
Product: Wayland
Classification: Unclassified
Component: libinput (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium minor
Assignee: Peter Hutterer
QA Contact:
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-02-03 11:53 UTC by Mario
Modified: 2016-02-05 10:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Mario 2016-02-03 11:53:01 UTC
After some emails with Peter, we discovered that holding a key on the keyboard is not an effective activity to trigger the DWT lock mechanism.

hardware: Dell XPS 13 9350
OS: Arch Linux
software: libinput 1.1.5

$ uname -a
Linux hostname 4.4.0-4 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jan 26 19:59:05 CET 2016 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0c45:670c Microdia 
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04f3:20d0 Elan Microelectronics Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0a5c:6412 Broadcom Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2016-02-04 23:25:59 UTC
commit b27f04689e60a9148523124aa610b23dbe173377
Author: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer@who-t.net>
Date:   Thu Feb 4 08:31:25 2016 +1000

    touchpad: while a key is held down, don't disable dwt
Comment 3 Mario 2016-02-05 10:10:48 UTC
I can confirm that it works now. Thanks.

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