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Bug#661825: do we need to provide keymaps in kbdcontrol?



severity 661825 normal
thanks

I think that for now I'll assume everything is working fine with the
new scheme. In this scenario the old debconf questions and their
associated keyboard files are harmless, and still useful for users
upgrading from Squeeze.

At some point we can remove support for the old mechanism completely,
but this doesn't necessarily have to happen in Wheezy IMHO.

2012/4/27 Robert Millan <rmh@debian.org>:
> Hi all,
>
> I have the impression that everything needed to handle keyboard
> properly on GNU/kFreeBSD is already in place:
>
> - keyboard-configuration provides the user setting (maybe fed from
> D-I) and /etc/init.d/keyboard-setup
>
> - In turn, /etc/init.d/keyboard-setup uses /bin/setupcon from console-setup
>
> - In turn, /bin/setupcon uses /bin/kbdcontrol to load fonts from
> console-setup-freebsd.
>
> Do we need to do anything else in kbdcontrol to make this work?  It
> seems that the only missing thing is removing the fonts we're
> currently providing in /usr/share/syscons/keymaps, or move them aside
> to another package, since these aren't being used anymore.
>
> --
> Robert Millan
>
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Robert Millan



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