severity 669384 normal
reassign 669384 openjdk-6-jre
retitle 669384 jre6 doesn't detect alt-gr keystrokes

On 08/09/2012 09:16 PM, Gabriele Giacone wrote:
> On 08/09/2012 03:44 PM, Luc Novalès wrote:
>> Le 09/08/2012 14:51, Gabriele Giacone a écrit :
>>> Which special characters?
>>> $ LANG=C jxplorer fixes that?
>> Not.
>> '@' character is 2 bytes encoded : 'c3 a0' instead of ascii byte '40'
> I took a look at french keyboard, 'c3 a0' is 'à' on the same '@' key
> just without pressing alt-gr. It seems it doesn't get alt-gr pressed
> sometimes. I can reproduce it with an italian one, different layout.
> To verify that, type password somewhere else then copy and paste it
> there, that should always send correct password.

Found JPasswordField bug, jre6 regression:

Another, better, workaround is upgrading to jre7.

$ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre
$ sudo update-java-alternatives --jre -s java-1.7.0-openjdk-amd64

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