Re: RFA: acpi-support -- glue layer for translating laptop buttons, plus legacy suspend support
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 16:24:59 +0200, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> Julien Cristau wrote:
> > > hal breaks existing working configurations without warnings. The simple
> > > test case is using a non-US keyboard properly configured as such in
> > > xorg.conf. Introduce evdev/hal and watch users get frustrated. The
> > > problem of course: keyboard layout cannot be auto-configured. But why
> > > ignore existing configuration?
> > >
> > we don't ignore existing keymap configuration, and you get the same
> > layout after the upgrade as was configured in xorg.conf.
> a) got an english keyboard instead of a german one
> b) sudently lost my ~, | etc. with the upgrade.
> I would not call that preserving the configuration, honestly.
I would call it a bug. If people tell us about them, some bugs get
fixed. If not, well...