Bug#306554: gnome-terminal doesn't honor xmodmap settings

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.org
Sun Jun 18 18:48:04 UTC 2006

On 2006-06-19 04:08:11 +1000, Vincent Ho wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 18, 2006 at 04:21:44PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > Perhaps, but other GTK applications (e.g. Mozilla) used to take the
> > key into account (probably with XLookupString), but IIRC, instead of
> > regarding it as a Ctrl-A command, they inserted the 0x01 character.
> > In a terminal, there shouldn't be any difference, though.
> I've tried a bunch of other GTK apps (gedit, xchat, gaim, epiphany and
> even Firefox) and none of them insert ^A when I press Shift+Left. So I'm
> pretty convinced that this is not a gnome-terminal/vte bug.  Do you
> agree?

Yes, the behavior has changed[*]: the other GTK apps now have the same
behavior as gnome-terminal.

[*] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=197497

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