[fpc-devel] Linux kernel behaviour change regarding keyboard
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Tue Jul 17 23:20:54 CEST 2007
> Apparently someone suddenly got a good idea that you need to be root to
> reprogram the keyboard, and got a patch merged into the Linux kernel:
> The result is that the keyboard unit is no longer able to catch keys like
> escape, shift+tab alt+F1..F12 etc. on the Linux console. This affects the
> Free Pascal IDE and any other program using the keyboard unit.
Install the IDE setuid. When sb complains, ask for the alternative.
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