[vdr] Digit buttons in cMenuEditStrItem work poorly

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Apr 14 13:31:47 CEST 2006

Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> The number buttons on my RCU carry auxiliary labels "ABC", "DEF", etc.  These
> buttons work somewhat when editing the names of recordings.  I can always get
> the first letter of the label, e.g., "a", "d", "g", "j", "m", and so on.
> However, when I press the same button again, VDR will usually interpret it
> as a "cursor right" event.  Key-repeat events are ignored.
> For instance, when I start editing the string "Euronews" by pressing the Right
> button in the "Edit timer" menu, it will display as follows:
> Right->
>  [E]uronews
> 2->
>  [A]uronews
> 2->
>  Au[a]onews
> If I keep a longer pause between the two keypresses of the button "2",
> the string will change to "Aaronews".
> While testing this, I once got the correct behaviour:
> [A]uronews -> [B]uronews -> [C]uronews.  Could the code forget to initialize
> some variable properly?  Am I the only one who is experiencing this?
> In case it matters, I'm using LC_CTYPE=fi_FI.iso-8859-1, and the remote control
> unit is driven by the <linux/input.h> driver of cx88-input.c.  The key-press
> and key-repeat events are delivered by the vdr-softdevice plugin, which gets
> them via the linuxinput driver of DirectFB.  Key-release events are not
> delivered.

I just tested with my RCU here and everything worked fine.
Maybe it's a problem with the <linux/input.h> driver or the
vdr-softdevice plugin?


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