Using the Canadian Multilingual Standard keyboard with Windows XP

Thu Jul 1 14:49:00 GMT 2010

On 03/06/2010 21:17, Young, George wrote:
> Using Windows XP and cygwin started with the command
> %RUN% XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error -xkblayout ca
> -xkbvariant multix -xkbmodel pc104
> If the Windows keyboard is set to US, cygwin works fine. If the Windows
> keyboard is set to Canadian Multilingual Standard, cygwin doesn't get
> the RightAlt and RightControl inputs.

I couldn't reproduce this.  Checking with xev, the right alt and right control 
keys generate key events when the Windows keyboard layout is Canadian 
Multilingual Standard, although it seems that right control generates the same 
X keysym as left control with that layout for some reason.

Can you clarify how you are checking for the keypresses?

Please attach your /var/log/XWin.0.log as well.

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