Re: Bug#107484: ADB -> Linux keycodes transition breaks X
On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > > Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > > > I'm not sure I understand you. If we add them to the specific keymap
> > > > list, to which one? pc or mac? i.e. where are people most likely to
> > > > use those keyboards?
> > > >
> > > > 'powerpc/amiga' => [ 'amiga' ],
> > > > 'powerpc/chrp' => [ 'pc', 'mac'
> > > > ],
> > > > 'powerpc/mac' => [ 'pc' ],
> > > > 'powerpc/prep' => [ 'pc' ],
> > > >
> > > > Hmm, most are using 'pc' already; do the current Mac keymaps even make
> > > > sense anymore?
> > >
> > > Let's ask the CHRP guy(s) (hi Geert :). At any rate, I think we should
> > > leave them available for those who absolutely want to still use ADB
> > > keycodes.
> > I use a PS/2 keyboard (my LongTrail has both PS/2 and ADB).
> So, do you think ADB keymaps should stay or go? Can CHRP use Linux keycodes
Difficult question... I still have the idea that Linux keycodes are the evil PC
AT keycodes we once wanted to use on m68k, but ditched very soon thereafter.
If not, should we use Linux keycodes on Amiga too?
> for ADB keyboards as well?
No idea. If it works for Macs with ADB, I assume the answer is yes.
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