[Vimprobable-users] Keys don't work when running ibus

Robin Kreis robin.kreis at uni-bremen.de
Sun Nov 14 16:56:32 GMT 2010


On Sun, 14 Nov 2010 16:02:39 +0000
Thomas Adam <thomas at xteddy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 12:47:10PM +0100, Robin Kreis wrote:
> > On Sun, 14 Nov 2010 11:20:46 +0000
> > Thomas Adam <thomas at xteddy.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 10:43:53AM +0100, Hannes Schüller wrote:
> > > > Hi!
> > > > 
> > > > Robin Kreis <robin.kreis at uni-bremen.de> wrote:
> > > > > Everything works fine without ibus.  As soon as I run ibus-daemon,
> > > > > only the normal webkit keys (like up and down) work ('j' and 'f'
> > > > > don't). Other vimprobable2 bindings like 'o' don't work either.  I
> > > > > can manually select the text field and enter :o (tab completion also
> > > > > works). Loading pages also works then.
> > > > > 
> > > > > I have set XMODIFIERS=@im=ibus.  ibus works fine with GTK (and even in
> > > > > vimprobable's text field).
> > > > 
> > > > Could anyone who has ibus installed and running either confirm or
> > > > refute this?
> > > 
> > > Seems bogus to me -- everthing works fine.  As I would expect, BTW, given
> > > how ibus works.
> > 
> > I tried using gnome with another user on the same computer (I use wmii
> > with no DE), with the same results.  I also tried a different computer
> > running gnome and ibus with the same results.  They all run arch.  I
> > can't see the next steps in understanding this issue, but I hope one of
> > you can.
> 
> Kill ibus.  Attach xev to the Vimprobable window, and press 'j', then 'f'.
> Record the output from xev -- this is important.  Then start ibus-daemon,
> re-attach xev to the same Vimprobable window and repeat the test above,
> pressing 'j' and 'f'.  Record the output.
> 
> Send the results here.

Odd.  The xev output seems to be exactly the same with and without
ibus-daemon running.  Both are attached for the sake of completeness.

I will add some debug messages in vimprobable2's key handlers and post
any results I get.
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