Why is the Powerbook Fn-Key handled differently?

Michael Schmitz schmitz at opal.biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de
Wed Feb 6 21:11:41 EST 2002

On 5 Feb 2002, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> If the fn key generates a keycode, existing shortcuts involving it won't
> work anymore, will they? I'm specifically thinking of stuff like
> ctrl-alt-{+,-} to switch resolutions in X.

Not if that keycode is interpreted as modifier keycode in handle_scancode
(assuming XFree doesn't set the console to VC_RAW; if it does it needs
to be taught to handle Fn as modifier anyway)


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