Subject: Re: wskbd change
To: NetBSD current <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/03/2005 17:03:42
On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 11:18:21PM +0200, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
> >On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 15:21:25 +0200, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> >>I've changed the auto repeat logic in wskbd slightly.
> >>Previously auto repeat was only avaliable in translated
> >>mode, but not in event mode. Now it's available in both.
> >>I don't think this should affect anyone, except those few
> >>who use event mode (i.e., opening /dev/wskbd*).
> >>You can also turn off auto repeat now, by
> >> wsconsctl -w repeat.del1=0
> >I'm just curious - why do we need it in event mode?
> >And, arguably, when the key *remains* pressed, logically no *events*
> >(presses / releases) really happen :).
> Because the only people using event mode are those that use
> /dev/wskbd in X, and they want autorepeat too. And the X server
> does not emulate that, it relies on lower levels to do that.
I didn't know that. I thought that the line "AutoRepeat 500 5" in my
XF86Config controlled autorepeat?
David Young OJC Technologies
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