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Bug#511138: xterm: regression - no response to keypad PgUp and PgDn



On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 08:41:35AM -0800, Larry Doolittle wrote:
> Thomas -
> 
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 10:27:02AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 07:30:08PM +0100, Larry Doolittle wrote:
> > > Package: xterm
> > > Version: 238-2
> > > Severity: normal
> > > 
> > > Upgrading amd64 from xterm_237-1 to xterm_238-2, the
> > > keypad PgUp and PgDn keys stopped responding.  This
> > > is an ordinary PC keyboard.  The dedicated PageUp and
> > > PageDown keys are still OK.
> > 
> > That sounds as if "cat -v" will not show any response at all.
> 
> Correct.
> 
> > If it's that type of breakage, it might be possible to see
> > the details in xterm's debug-trace (by configuring xterm with
> > "--enable-trace").
> 
> OK.  I added "--enable-trace" to the debian/rules configure command,
> and re-ran "dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot".  Finally, I instal the
> resulting .deb.
> 
> Now every time I run xterm, I get a Trace-child.out and Trace-parent.out.
> The first isn't interesting.  Here is what looks like the relevant
> snippet of Trace-parent.out, as I pressed PgUp and PgDn:
> 
> Handle 7bit-key
> Input keysym 0xFF9A, 0:'' 7bit KeypadKey
> ...Input keypad before was 0xFF9A
> ...Input keypad changed to 0x10000FF55
> Handle 7bit-key
> Input keysym 0xFF9B, 0:'' 7bit KeypadKey
> ...Input keypad before was 0xFF9B
> ...Input keypad changed to 0x10000FF56
> 
> Unlike other keystrokes, it never hits a writePtyData.
> I'll attach a compressed Trace-parent.out, where I simply
> typed "cat -v\n", and then PageUp, PageDown, PgUp, PgDn, PageUp, PageDn,
> return, ^D, ^D.  Maybe there are clues other than the segment
> above, such as in the setup.

thanks - it seems to be working on my machine, so I should be able
to see some difference in the trace.

-- 
Thomas E. Dickey
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