Bug 8391 - setkeycodes does not have any effect.
Summary: setkeycodes does not have any effect.
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Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: console-tools
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-01-12 03:53 UTC by sam
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-22 19:09:36 UTC


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Description sam 2000-01-12 03:53:26 UTC
Due to an error parsing it's command line, the setkeycodes command will
ignore the last scancode / keycode pair. If the user is attempting to
update just one scancode, then the command has no effect and will exit
normally with a return value of 0. The command getkeycodes can be used to
verify that no update has taken place.

The following patch will resolve this issue:

*** console-tools-1999.03.02/kbdtools/setkeycodes.c.orig        Wed Jan 12
14:01:54 2000
--- console-tools-1999.03.02/kbdtools/setkeycodes.c     Wed Jan 12 14:02:06
2000
***************
*** 62,68 ****
      if (-1 == (fd = get_console_fd(NULL)))
        exit (1);

!   while ( (argc - optind)  > 2)
      {
        a.scancode = sc = strtol(argv[optind++], &ep, 16);
        a.keycode = atoi(argv[optind++]);
--- 62,68 ----
      if (-1 == (fd = get_console_fd(NULL)))
        exit (1);

!   while ( (argc - optind)  >= 2)
      {
        a.scancode = sc = strtol(argv[optind++], &ep, 16);
        a.keycode = atoi(argv[optind++]);

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-08-03 17:03:15 UTC
This has been fixed for some months. Sorry for forgetting to close the bug.


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