scim and pinentry-gtk2

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at
Tue Feb 26 14:10:57 CET 2008

At Thu, 21 Feb 2008 15:46:02 -0600,
Robby Workman <rw at> wrote:
> To make a long story short, pinentry-gtk2 doesn't receive keyboard
> input when scim is being used.  This has previously been reported
> to both Ubuntu and OpenSuSE, and after scim and friends were recently
> added to Slackware, we're seeing it there.
> Any idea what's at fault?

pinentry grabs the keyboard and the screen by default (there is an
option to switch it off).  Maybe scim doesn't work well with that?


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