Quoting Anton Zinoviev (email@example.com): > On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 02:29:10PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote: > > > > Well, that would have needed a plan, which didn't really happen. The > > manpower for console handling in D-I is very scarce. > > The patch is attached. It activates console-setup for the non-Latin > languages as well as for some Latin. I suppose there are more Latin I suggest we first activate c-s for only one language. Which one do you suggest? Bulgarian would be fine as you could test stuff..:-) > languages that require console-setup, but the only three I noticed are > Esperanto (no keyboard), Lithuanian (the keyboard should work as if it > is non-Latin) and Vietnamese (no font, no keyboard). Console-setup > supports also the following official in at least one country non-Latin > languages: Armenian and Amharic (both are missing in languagelist). Armenian and Amharic are under work (slow for Amharic and in the new language process for Armenian). Is there a console font for Armenian? > > How? Just replace "apt-install console-cyrillic" by "apt-install > > console-setup" in localechooser's finish-install script? > > First this and second - unset the value of the debian-installer/keymap > debconf template. (Otherwise console-setup won't ask questions about > the keyboard layout.) So, we can at least apply your patch to localechooser, right (limiting it to bg)? > > > The most important change in d-i before the udebs of console-setup can > > > be used is that console-setup needs 'loadkeys'. This means that the > > > console maintainers will have to make an udeb with loadkeys. > > > > You mean a udeb from console-tools, named "console-tools-udeb", with > > only loadkeys? > > Yes. > > > If so, we should file this against console-tools. > > Or it can be filed against 'kbd'. Well, kbd was maintained by Denis if I believe the Uploaders field...and Denis is no longer here...while Alastair who maintains console-tools is active (not a lot, but active, still).
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