(forw) Bug#251550 acknowledged by developer (Bug#251231: fixed in console-tools 1:0.2.3dbs-53)
251550 was originally a d-i bug which after lot of analysis turned out
to be a console-tools bug.
This is the "d-i freezes when entenring high ASCII characters" bug.
Denis Barbier spotted the problem, provided a patch, and Alastair
integrated it in console-tools.
IIRC, the same patch has to be applied to kbd-chooser's loadkeys. I
guess Alastair will make the change in the currently unrelease 0.55
My opinion is that this should make its way into testing as soon as a
few days sid_d-i tests will have proven it does not break the general
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#251550: cdebconf: Appears to "hang" when typing high-ascii characters in string templates,
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We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
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Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2004 22:00:04 +0100
Binary: kbd-compat console-tools-dev libconsole console-tools
Architecture: source all i386
Maintainer: Alastair McKinstry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Changed-By: Alastair McKinstry <email@example.com>
console-tools - Linux console and font utilities
console-tools-dev - Development files for Linux console and font manipulation
kbd-compat - Wrappers around console-tools for backward compatibility with `kb
libconsole - Shared libraries for Linux console and font manipulation
Closes: 20340 200107 245886 250504 251231 251550 252109 254196
console-tools (1:0.2.3dbs-53) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix for dumpkeys/loadkeys wrongly reporting 512 tables.
Closes: #245886, #254196.
* Add setlogcons program from kbd. Closes: #200107.
* Set all VTs in unicode_start/stop. Closes: #20340.
* Fixed typo in showkey. Closes: #250504.
* Patch from Denis Barbier to fix keyboard freezes in Unicode mode;
Closes: #251550, #251231, #252109.
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fc343e0cc04485804e0abb9b064331ce 2922903 base important console-tools_0.2.3dbs-53.tar.gz
2f1c34a99ce8c501bf9e92418e694d77 41900 utils optional kbd-compat_0.2.3dbs-53_all.deb
fc6246d79f1a12dcf430a04127395150 301180 utils important console-tools_0.2.3dbs-53_i386.deb
dabc4c5d73fd6b21832247529b035292 126894 libs important libconsole_0.2.3dbs-53_i386.deb
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