Bug#251387: xbase-clients: setxkbmap says Error loading new keyboard description after upgrade no matter what arguments
On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 14:06, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> reassign 251387 xlibs
> merge 251387 251263
whatever it means that's probably not for me?
> On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 11:59:57AM +0200, Marius Mikucionis wrote:
> > Package: xbase-clients
> > Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-2
> > Severity: normal
> > After dayly upgrade setxkbmap broke:
> > it does not load any keyboard description.
> > I use "setxkbmap us,lt -option grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll" to set
> > the keyboard layout - it gives error message. Even if I don't specify any
> > arguments it still gives the same error message.
> There is a high probability that this bug is caused by wrong patch in
> 4.3.0.dfsg.1-2 which also brock NumLock and CapsLock. - Can you please
> verify this?
> 1) download http://people.debian.org/~ari/unfuck_numlock.diff to /tmp/
> 2) Become root.
> 3) cd / && patch -p0 < /tmp/unfuck_numlock.diff
OK, I did it. Now it seems to work.
> > The worst part is that keys on numeric-pad do not function any more as
> > numeric-keys even if num-lock is on.
> This will definitely be fixed by the procedure listed above. See
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-x/2004/05/msg00693.html for details.
That's true. Numpad works now, and us,lt option works as previously.
> hth, cu andreas