kdesktop and excessive key capturing

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at suse.cz
Fri Oct 4 10:20:39 BST 2002

On Saturday 28 September 2002 15:31, Ellis Whitehead wrote:
> I just noticed that every key a user presses from anywhere in kde gets run
> through kdesktop's global shortcut routine, except for globals shortcuts
> from other programs.  This wasn't the case in KDE 3.0.  Anyone know what's
> going on?

  That's KDesktop's XAutoLock, it gets every user keypress on every window 
(except for the grabbed global shortcuts). But I don't think that code was 
changed recently. Perhaps you didn't have screensaver enabled when testing 
with KDE3.0?

Lubos Lunak
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