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Bug#508126: Bug#508125: xine-ui: ctrl/shift key press emulation implementation broken

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).

Sorry for not responding earlier.


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