[SDL] Modifier keys pressed during initialization stick

Michael B. Edwin Rickert panda at industry.no-ip.com
Thu Jan 13 19:56:38 PST 2005

John Silicon wrote:
> jimrandomh wrote:
>> If a modifier key (ctrl, alt, shift, or meta) is held down while my 
>> program starts, but released during initialization, SDL thinks it's 
>> still held. In particular, I use "ctrl+F5" to start my program from an 
>> IDE, so keypresses I get have an extraneous ctrl+ modifier on them 
>> until I press and release ctrl.
>> This isn't a big problem, but it appears to be a bug and a fix or 
>> workaround would be nice. Is this known?
> I can not duplicate this, on my system -- what compiler (IDE, too, if 
> separate) & OS (if *nix, what kernel version?) are you seeing this 
> behavior?

Version of SDL would be good to know too. If you (jimrandomh) are using 
anything earlier than 1.2.8, try upgrading and see if that fixes it.

> - Silicon
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