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Re: Moving from console-tools to kbd [was: Bug#476097: kbd: Incorrect LSB init header]

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 08:26:39AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Colin Watson (cjwatson@debian.org):
> > localechooser would need to be changed to install kbd rather than
> > console-tools.

Ah, I missed that—sorry for spreading misinformation.  Do you think
there is any chance this could be changed for Lenny?  As it touches the
installer, it’s probably not a good idea to go ahead right now.

> I should add to this that the most expected benefit of any change in
> that matter should be to get rid of *two* parallel keymap collections:
> the one in console-data (that's used, partly, in the installer, then
> later by either kbd or console-* stuff) and the one in X (that's later
> used by any user but Joey Schulze..:-))

I wholeheartedly agree.  ckbfont, for example, is an absolutely great
thing, and we should definitely aim at making console-setup more widely

Best regards,
Michael Schutte <m.schutte.jr@gmail.com>

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