[ubuntu-x] Ctrl-Alt-Backspace spec

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Wed Jun 11 22:13:25 BST 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 02:12:22PM -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> While this spec wasn't on the agenda for UDS and while it's pretty low
> priority compared to other stuff, in talking with people about it there
> *finally* seems to be a reasonable compromise taking shape - that
> instead of disabling Ctrl-Alt-Backspace entirely, just to insert a
> couple seconds delay before it takes effect.
> Anyway, I've updated the spec accordingly with this new design, and
> would appreciate folks review and feedback here.  I'd also like to get
> upstream feedback from xorg and debian, especially since xserver
> currently doesn't do delays for special keys like this, but it looks
> roughly feasable to implement.
> Unless anyone has an objection, I'll add it to my todo list at a low
> priority for Intrepid (unless someone else would like this xserver
> hacking experience?)
> Any comments/objections?
> Bryce

Here's a link to the spec itself:



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