Bug 60925 - Unable to send events with XTestFakeKeyEvent while in debugger mode.
Summary: Unable to send events with XTestFakeKeyEvent while in debugger mode.
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: Debugger ()
Version: 5.4 (2017-06)
Hardware: Other Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-11-30 10:14 UTC by FrozenShade
Modified: 2017-11-30 10:14 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

VS project with sample code (35.49 KB, application/x-zip-compressed)
2017-11-30 10:14 UTC, FrozenShade

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Description FrozenShade 2017-11-30 10:14:12 UTC
Created attachment 25870 [details]
VS project with sample code

The problem occurs on Raspberry PI with Jessie, the same code works on PC with Ubuntu without any problem.

Please check the attached project and run it in --debugger mode on Raspberry. Then please focus on any entryfield or console window. XTestFakeKeyEvent should produce keystrokes but it is not working. Calling XGetInputFocus several times might freeze the whole process.
If you run the program in normal mode, without debugger it works fine, keystrokes are produced. 

I'm using the latest stable version of Mono (