Subject: Re: wskbd change
To: David Young <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/04/2005 00:24:33
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?

Hmmm, looking at what 'xset r' is supposed to be able to do, autorepeat
must be emulated in the X server.

Well, to make my change backwards compatible I could turn off auto
repeat when switing to event mode.  I still think it can be useful.

	-- Lennart