Issue report for Breezy latest
daniel.stone at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 7 11:05:05 CDT 2005
On Fri, Oct 07, 2005 at 08:40:30AM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 07, 2005 at 07:53:33AM +0200, Andreas Schildbach wrote:
> > Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > >>(http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=14446)
> > >
> > >We may be able to fix this for final, but considering that it has had so
> > >little testing, it's pretty unlikely. Of course, the odds would be better
> > >if a bunch of folks tested the patch.
> > Then at least the last patch should be undone. When the issue was
> > opened, the keys were just ignored. Now, they lock up the system. Note
> > that this most likely applies to a lot of Dell laptops. Please let me
> > know what I should test.
> On further consideration I think the patch is right out, and if anything we
> should deactivate these keys for 5.10. Please follow up to Bugzilla
> regarding this issue.
I think the patch is sound. The worst that can happen is that holding
keys down produces no effect; duplicate KeyReleases are fine, but
KeyPresses without KeyReleases make bad things happen. I'm inclined to
apply it, without significant disuasion.
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