[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#657969: Bug#657969: xfce4: Pressing Shift key toggles Slow Keys

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Sep 19 19:36:51 UTC 2012

On mer., 2012-09-19 at 11:23 +0100, Gabriel Kerneis wrote:
> I've been bitten by the very same bug today, and the gconf workaround does not
> work for me.  This is actually a bug caused by gdm, as discussed extensively
> on the Fedora bugtracker:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816764

So it might be more a gdm bug in the end. Unless you need the advanced
bloat^Wfeatures of gdm, it might be worth switching to lightdm.
> Note however that a fix/workaround has been included in upstream xfce to make
> sure the AccessX bit is never inherited from gdm:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816764#c40
> http://git.xfce.org/xfce/xfce4-settings/commit/?id=153b19efaff6577b80d1d396c35c4dd688512da7
> Would you mind applying this patch in Debian?  It wouldn't fix the root issue
> (in particular users of xmonad, i3, etc. would still be affected) but at least
> xfce users would be saved a lot of trouble.
Well, I'll ask release team about this, see if it has a chance to make
it to Wheezy, but don't hold your breath.

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