Bug#505746: xserver-xorg-input-evdev: Keys pressed under Xorg affect tty
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 22:18:33 +0100, Lionel Le Folgoc wrote:
> On my MacBook1,1, since the latest upgrade to 188.8.131.52, keys pressed in a
> graphical session in Xorg are leaking to the underlying tty. For example, if I
> stop gdm and switch to tty7, I can see what I typed during my graphical session.
> But the most annoying fact is that ctrl+c affects the tty as well, and kills
> Xorg immediately.
> This seems to be related to this change:
> * New upstream release.
> + don't grab the device by default
> since if I revert back to the old evdev behaviour (with the GrabDevice option),
> this issue (and #505635) disappears.
There was a matching change in the X server (putting the console in RAW
mode) which was supposed to prevent the key presses leaking to the
console. I can't seem to reproduce the problem here, so any debugging
you can do would be appreciated.