[Lazarus] Keyboard handling messed up in LCL (recent change)

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Mar 21 14:48:52 CET 2015

On Sat, 21 Mar 2015, zeljko wrote:

> On 03/21/2015 02:19 PM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> On Sat, 21 Mar 2015, JuuS wrote:
>>> What a coincidence!~
>>> I just wrote a message to board about this...it is ibus.
>>> go to terminal: type: ibus exit
>>> Your problems will go away...
>> Indeed, it solves the problem. Amazing. I completely de-installed ibus
>> and all problems are solved.
>> Must have been pulled in with some program I installed (I suspect
>> gnome-music) recently.
>> @Laz team: How to explain that Lazarus (in Fact LCL programs, I tested
>> that) are the only programs affected, is IBus used in Lazarus on linux ?
>> Or is it an artifact of GTK and QT ?
> 1.Have you tested with Qt ?

No, but I use KDE as a desktop. So I assume it will affect Qt as well.

Quite possible one must scratch Qt from the above :)

> 2.Nobody implemented ibus methods for gtk2 and qt.

So in fact the presence of ibus must be detected and corrective action must be taken ?
That would be bad news :(


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