xserver bug?

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Wed Jan 20 21:56:00 GMT 2010

On 20/01/2010 09:13, Sylvain RICHARD wrote:
> Charles Wilson wrote:
>> I've noticed that with XWin 1.7.3 (and perhaps earlier versions; not
>> sure), the key combination CTRL-SHIFT-0 (zero) doesn't generate any
>> events. CTRL-SHIFT-1 thru -9, alphabetic keys, no problem -- just not
>> zero.

I'm afraid I can't reproduce this problem; xev and urxvt both respond to 

> <snip>
>> Is this a bug, or a designed behavior, in XWin?
> This may be designed behaviour /in windows/. Just out of curiosity, can
> you check your "language bar" options. If I remember correctly, you can
> set Ctrl+Shift global hotkeys there to shift between keyboard layouts
> and input languages.

If it is the case that Windows is treating ctrl-shift-0 as a special keypress 
for some reason and processing it without offering it to applications, 
starting the X server with the -keyhook option should help.

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