Re: [wmii] Test wmiikgrab (our next key event handling?)

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2006 15:28:46 +0200

Ignore this, I already found a no-go argument against the way it
works. It will break any other application which tries to grab
the keyboard (like wmiimenu) or several other apps...

This is not an option after all.


On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 02:38:30PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> Hi there,
> I implemented a key press tee-application which prints a
> keypress to stdout and resends the keypress to the original
> application. This application can be found in hg tip of wmii
> repository in wmii/cmd/wmiikgrab.
> (hg clone
> I'd like to know if this app works for anyone in any scenario.
> Please test it, even if everything compiles for you (esp.
> Solaris and other exotic environments). I'm not sure if this app
> works with all remote X clients (please test this as well).
> Are there any X clients which don't work with it if they are run
> remotely?
> If the feedback to this app is not too disappointing, I consider
> dropping the whole shortcut grabbing mechanism in favor for
> simply an event listener which receives all key presses in the
> future (even normal user input) and which can be matched for
> various things.
> Regards,
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