[fpc-devel] Linux kernel behaviour change regarding keyboard

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Jul 18 14:08:13 CEST 2007

On 17 Jul 2007, at 23:20, Marco van de Voort wrote:

>> 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.

That would be an extremely bad idea with the current stability record  
of the IDE.


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