Quoting Anton Zinoviev (email@example.com): > merge 524233 524239 > thanks > > On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 07:14:34PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote: > > > > console-setup and console-data both allow you to setup the > > keyboard layout but they do not take each other settings into > > account. > > Why this should be considered a bug? Normaly the users don't have to > install both packages but perhaps there are many reasons why they might > want to install them both. Console-data and console-cyrillic have > happily coexisted for a decade and now this can continue with > console-setup (exept that it seems console-data and console-cyrillic are > going to become obsolete). As the de facto maintainer of console-data, I agree with this. I have to add that I unfortunately am entirely unable to implement in c-d something to have it grab keymap definitions from console-setup. Moreover, as both use different origins for the keymaps (c-s uses X.org keymaps while c-d provides the old-style Linux console keymaps, crafted by generation of Linux users over years....turning into a giant mess), it is very likely that many keymaps do not necessarily correspond. I would be delighted to obsolete console-data, as many people know. There are however several steps to achieve before that happens (one of those being d-i uing console-setup). An I indeed have no idea about how to turn console-data into a completely obsolete package and then offer users a decent transition to console-setup....
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