[squeak-dev] Unix keyboard events lose track when multiple keys pressed or keys held down
David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Mon Jan 18 14:29:24 UTC 2021
On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 03:58:00PM -0800, tim Rowledge wrote:
> I *might* have a sensible solution that will work with LC_ALL defined.
> The problem has been that in x2sqKeyInput we use XmbLookupString which cannot work with a key release. In x2sqKeyPlain we use XLookupString which *does* work with a key release.
> So my suggestion is to make use of x2sqKeyPlain within the x2sqKeyInput (and probably the x2sqKeyCompositionInput too?) key release. It seems to work ok in a shell where
> echo $LC_ALL
> and the logging shows me that we are going through that route.
> Attached the C file for comparison; note no change has been made to the x2sqKeyCompositionInput routine yet.
> Does this seem a reasonable thing to do?
I fear that it will not work for actual multibyte input though?
Key press events would be using the multibyte XmbLookupString
routine and key release events would use single byte XLookupString.
I have no expertise in this area but it does not sound right.
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