[Bug 427612] Re: kvm sends caps lock key up event twice

Serge Hallyn 427612 at bugs.launchpad.net
Fri Nov 19 03:19:04 GMT 2010

Quoting Benjamin Drung (benjamin.drung at gmail.com):
> libsdl1.2 does not send an key up event for the host caps lock key, but
> does send the key up event if the physical caps lock key is mapped to
> another key (like NEO2 does).

Right, and when I have capslock mapped to control as I usually do, then
I do get a keyup event:

Capslock turning on:
keycode = 0x3a

capslock turning off:

keycode = 0x3a

> qemu-kvm works around this bug by sending
> a key up event for every caps lock key event. The attached patch fixes
> the bug for me. Can you test, if the caps lock behavior still works for
> you?

Actually, I may not get a chance for another two weeks.  Can we
get someone else to test?


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