[xmonad] xmonad on solaris, input issue

Christian Walther cptsalek at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 17:32:59 EST 2010

Hello Stephan,

2010/1/22 Stephan Schulz <ss.c at gmx.net>:
> Hello all!
> I've succeeded in building xmonad 0.9.1 on a sparc box with Solaris 10 and
> GHC 6.10.4 (bootstrapped with the 6.8.3 binary sparc package). The only
> issue is, that it doesn't recognize it's metakey. So I can't open a terminal
> or quit it with Meta+Shift+Q. It has definitely something to do with the
> build process as remotely starting xmonad on a linux box does work flawless
> (remotely as in "ssh -X" to it). Has anyone suggestions were I should start
> to check for errors?

I'm using xmonad 0.9.1 on Solaris 10/Sparc, too, and don't have any
issues with it.
Is it possible that there is a mismatch between the modifier you
configured in your xmonad.hs and the corresponding key? xmodmap should
tell you.


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