<DEL> key is sending an extra char when NumLock is ON

zhilla zhilla at spymac.com
Mon Jan 30 07:04:12 CST 2006

penna at bb.com.br wrote:

>         I was looking at an old problem I have with wine and saw some 
> record at the wine-devel and wine-users lists that I think are related 
> with the same problem. Look at:
> http://www.winehq.org/hypermail/wine-users/2004.03.txt  (look for "get a 
> comma on the place" in your browser) and also at:
> http://www.winehq.org/hypermail/wine-devel/2000.10.txt  (look for "but 
> then it inserts" in your browser)
>         When the NumLock is ON wine is sending an extra key. Wine deletes 
> the corresponding char but also send a period (.) or a comma (,) <- it 
> depends on the type of the keyboard. In my case, which is a brazilian 
> ABNT2, it sends an extra comma _only_ if the NumLock is ON. It does not 
> mater if I press the <del> key at the numeric key pad or at the "island" 
> that contais the <del> <ins> <home> <end> ... stuff.
>         I am going to open a bug at bugzilla and send the WINEDEBUG=+key 
> (just the piece where the stuff happens).

dont, its already opened for a while.
there is a working patch there... but some people claim its not very 
good since it hardwires the key to code.
somebody should really look into this already... half of solution is 
already there :)

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