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

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 08:14:35 +0200

On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 05:55:27PM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 04:13:43PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> > > 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.
> > 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();
> far as I can see, handle_key() calls XBell(), when a key
> has been grabbed, but match_keys() doesn't find it. So it seems
> that update_keys() does it's job, but for certain entries get_key()
> returns a value which is used successfully for grab_key(), but
> does not add it to the key array. Unfortunately the output of
> wmiir read /def/keys is just the string as passed to
> wmiir write /def/keys but not the ones in the key array, so I can't
> tell right now, if there's a scheme regarding the missing entries.
> So at the moment I suspect the bug within get_key() or name2key().

Ah good point, though I cannot check atm.


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