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Re: Bug#508125: xine-ui: ctrl/shift key press emulation implementation broken

On Fri, 2009-01-02 at 18:17 +0100, Per Olofsson wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > I need some guidance on how to deal with the following related bugs:
> > 
> > #374644: xine-ui: ctrl/shift key press emulation implementation broken
> > #506001: xine-ui: xine causes left ctrl keyup events every 20 seconds
> > These are the same bug: xine-ui suppresses screensavers by injecting
> > fake keystrokes, which may be received by other windows.  It also
> > suppresses gnome-screensaver cleanly, so we could disable the key
> > injection code without affecting GNOME users.  However, this would be a
> > regression for users of the X server screensaver, xscreensaver or the
> > KDE screensaver.
> > 
> > My proposed fix involves using xdg-screensaver, which supports all the
> > different screensavers.  However, this suffers from the following bugs:
> > #508125: xdg-screensaver: Race in suspend/resume can lead to process leak
> > #508126: x11-utils: xprop -spy does not handle destruction properly
> > I do not think that these are, in themselves, RC.
> >
> > I have now proposed fixes for all of these, and the result appears to be
> > robust.  Should I NMU with these fixes?  Should any of these bugs be
> > down/upgraded?
> Feel free to NMU xdg-utils, as the maintainer I have no problems with
> that. I would appreciate if you commit directly to the git repository,
> which is in collab-maint (but it's not necessary).

Done, thanks.

> Sorry for not responding earlier.

That's OK, the bug report wasn't obviously urgent.


Ben Hutchings
Lowery's Law:
             If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.

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