Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 657310
Occasional 'sticky' input when typing in spicec
Last modified: 2012-08-16 14:50:00 EDT
Description of problem:
Occasionally when I'm typing in my guest, keyboard input will appear to freeze for a short period of time. If a key was pressed during the freeze, this may trigger the keyboard repeat, and I'll end up with a line of whatever key was pressed at the time. Keys pressed after the freeze appear to be stacked, and will appear as typed after the repeated character.
I don't yet have a reproducer, and I'm not 100% sure of the detail above. The issue is relatively infrequent (every few hours) and short lived (a few seconds). I'll happily provide more info if you have any idea what would be useful. Alternatively, I'll update this BZ if I figure anything out.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
What version of libxcb and libX11 are you using ("rpm -q libxcb libX11" output please) ?
Actually, I think I misreported the behaviour. It's actually as though it misses the key up event, and holds down the previous key until the next one is pressed.
(In reply to comment #2)
Bummer, that is not it then.
(In reply to comment #3)
> Actually, I think I misreported the behaviour. It's actually as though it
> misses the key up event, and holds down the previous key until the next one is
Hmm, could be the only sure way of knowing would be:
1) finding a way to reliable reproduce
2) run xev inside the guest and see what it does with the reproducer
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