xorg-7.3 and swapped CTRL_L and Caps_Lock

Florent Thoumie flz at xbsd.org
Sun Sep 16 05:38:16 PDT 2007

Kevin Oberman wrote:
> I run with the Caps Lock and Left Control keys swapped. I also run Gnome
> which has a systems preference to set this. It worked fine until I
> updated to xorg-7.3 and now, when the session starts, they are not
> swapped and xemacs complains about improper keyboard configuration.
> If I bring up the setup for the keyboard, it claims that the swap is
> selected and, after exiting the setup window, they almost are. The only
> remaining problem is that I have to press the ALT before I press CTRL to
> have the combination accepted. If I press them together, the system only
> sees the CTRL. (Note: I probably tend to hit CTRL slightly before ALT
> when pressing them together.)
> I suppose it's an interaction between xorg and xklavier, but it was fine
> prior to the upgrade to xorg.

Have you tried manually updating libxklavier to 3.3.

Florent Thoumie
flz at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD Committer

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