Bug#860582: Nokia N900 keyboard support in console
On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 12:24:17AM +0200, Enrico Menotti wrote:
> I am experimenting with Debian on a Nokia N900 (RX-51). I
> debootstrapped a Jessie file system. When configuring the keyboard, I
> found an issue. Namely, the symbols file uses a custom type called
> PC_FN_LEVEL2; however, when setupcon is called, and from there ckbcomp
> is invoked, this type is not recognised.
Can you send:
1. A sample command line for ckbcomp.
2. The output ckbcomp generates.
> My conclusion is that the problem is ckbcomp not reading the type file
> indicated in the rule file, and that should be fixed, instead of
> hardcoding the custom type into ckbcomp.
I think it is impossible to base the behaviour of ckbcomp on the
contents of the type file. The actual semantics of the types is
undocumented and I think some details are unknown even to X developers.
Fortunately, this is not necessary because the type files define only a
few types and it is not difficult to hardcode the proper behaviour in