Re: [wmii] snap: 20060329 -- shortcuts bug

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 16:13:43 +0200

On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 03:12:24PM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> Hello,
> the snap still has a problem I had with the versions before. When
> rewriting /def/keys within a running wmii session, all of the keys
> are listed by wmiir read /def/keys but some are not working (I
> just get a beep). Manually rewriting /def/keys or sometimes even
> just rereading helps one some shortcuts, afterwards others may
> not work. I could not establish a scheme for this bug however.
> This is interesting to me, because I like to have something like
> the old bare mode when I have another wmii within a nested X session.
> However there I notice "wmiir read /def/keys" gives me "Mod4-Escape"
> but it's not working. Doing "echo Mod4-Escape | wmiir write /def/keys"
> helps. When I'm back in my normal mode, some of the other shortcuts
> don't work...
> I wonder if or how it can be, that a shortcut is listed in /def/keys
> but not handled by wmiiwm.

That is simply the most subtle bug atm. If anyone got time to
investigate into it, I have not enough time this week...

To look into the issue begin in kb.c:update_keys();


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