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Bug#581758: keyboard-configuration: way to enable xserver zapping not documented

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 17:30:46 +0200, Petr Baudis wrote:

> There is no documentation on how to enable xserver zapping functionality
> in keyboard-setup, a rather important feature which changed default
> behavior since last stable release. The only way to normally find out
> is to run dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration _and_ let
> keyboard-configuration completely rewrite all the setting (it cannot
> reproduce more complex multi-layout settings easily, it seems).
> Either keyboard-configuration setup should handle enabling the zapping
> without touching the rest of the layout setup, or it needs to be clearly
> documented that users can enable it themselves by appending
> "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp" to XKBOPTIONS.
There's some info about that change in
/usr/share/doc/xkb-data/NEWS.Debian.gz.  I think it's more appropriate
to have it there rather than in keyboard-configuration, since that's
where the change was made, and that's also the package that's getting
upgraded from lenny as opposed to a new package.  Suggestions for
improvement of that text are welcome.


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