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From: "Paul Maier" <>
To: <>
Subject: AW: AltGr key mostly fires an additional CONTROL key
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 17:14:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <000001cc5b6e$a2420e70$e6c62b50$@de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

> Hi,
> I also had problems with the AltGr key. These could reliably
> be reproduced by holding the AltGr for some seconds (causing
> Windows generating auto repeat events).
> Unfortunately the test version at
> doesn't fix this problem for me.
> I discovered that the mechanism in winkeybd.c function
> winIsFakeCtrl_L had a problem if PeekMessage cannot obtain
> the next Alt_R message because it is not there.
> I prepared a patch that remembers the last Ctrl_L event and
> reacts on a later following Alt_R. It was also necessary to
> alter the order in winWindowProc in winwndproc.c: the invocation
> of winIsFakeCtrl_L had to be done before discarding auto-repeated
> key presses.
> The attached patch is against the sources of xserver-cygwin-1.10.3-1.
> Best regards,
> Oliver

Hi Oliver,

the ftp://.....exe.bz2 that you mention wasn't intended to contain any fix;
it only produces additional debug statements.

This is the one, that contains Jon's fix (works fine for me):


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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-08-15 12:53 Oliver Schmidt
2011-08-15 17:14 ` Paul Maier [this message]
2011-08-15 17:37   ` Oliver Schmidt
2011-09-05 13:35 ` Jon TURNEY
2011-09-06  7:45   ` Oliver Schmidt
2011-10-13 12:42     ` Jon TURNEY
     [not found] <006301cc4fb3$2696d060$73c47120$@de>
2011-08-01 14:57 ` Jon TURNEY
     [not found]   ` <000001cc5085$6b711fb0$42535f10$@de>
2011-08-03 13:15     ` AW: " Jon TURNEY

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