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Bug#581756: keyboard-configuration: XKBOPTIONS does not properly propagate to xserver-xorg


Anton Zinoviev, le Tue 14 Sep 2010 13:24:59 +0300, a écrit :
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:18:44PM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > > Do you think it will be useful if keyboard-configuration provides a 
> > > /etc/foo.d directory where the interested packages (console-setup, X) 
> > > can install scripts to reconfigure the keyboard?
> > > 
> > It seems overkill to me, fwiw (I think it's reasonable to say that
> > changes to /etc/default/keyboard take effect at the next boot), but if
> > you want to provide this then I have no objection.
> Personally I don't have an opinion about this.  I guess I am going to 
> wait for some more bug reports requesting 'dpkg-reconfigure 
> keyboard-configuration' to actually reconfigure the keyboard. :)

Well, I happened to expect it. At least the attached patch should be
applied since restarting udev won't fix anything, while udevadm would
save people a reboot.

Index: config.kbd
--- config.kbd	(révision 64907)
+++ config.kbd	(copie de travail)
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
 # If you change any of the following variables and X is configured to
-# use this file, then the changes will become visible to X only if udev
-# is restarted.  You may need to reboot the system.
+# use this file, then the changes will become visible to X only if
+# udevadm trigger --subsystem-match=input --action=change
+# is called, or the system is rebooted.
 # The following variables describe your keyboard and can have the same
 # values as the XkbModel, XkbLayout, XkbVariant and XkbOptions options

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