Subject: Re: wskbd change
To: David Young <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/04/2005 00:19:02
David Young wrote:
>>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?

Well, I had a discussion with Matthias Pfaller about this, and he
claimed the X server doesn't do auto repeat, but calls the OS when
changing repeats parameters.  Maybe it depends on what input extensions
you use?

Matthias, comments?

	-- Lennart