Re: new Apple symbols map (exposes kernel buglets?)
On Sat, 2003-08-23 at 13:49, Frank Murphy wrote:
> On Saturday 23 August 2003 1:34, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Fri, 2003-08-22 at 09:55, Frank Murphy wrote:
> > [...] the attached patch. Tell me what you think about it, it works with
> I haven't tried it yet, but just looking at it, I have a couple of comments.
> First, I really like the idea of moving the macos_alt to the altwin map:
> much better place.
Glad you like it.
> However, I don't want to move the 'extended' or 'laptop' into a
> specific macintosh keymap, like you've done here in us.
Why, what's the problem with that? macintosh/us is the basis for all
> Long-term, I'd actually like to increase the similarities between PC
> and Apple keyboards,
macintosh/us could be changed to include and modify pc symbols?
> so get rid of the macintosh directory and be able to use
> pc/us(105)+apple or pc/de+apple to specifiy an Apple keyboard (of
> course, using the rules so that configuration is similar to what you
> have here).
Don't (some) international Mac keyboards have specific modifications vs.
their PC counterparts though?
> > BTW, where do you get the Multi_key definition from? Can't seem to find
> > it here.
> What do you mean? Where do I define it (in the apple file)?
No, you don't. Maybe you get it from a pc symbols file?
> > Speaking of bugs, fn+command generates the same keycode as the eject key
> > in X here, but not in console (showkey shows several keycodes for the
> > eject key) - maybe related to the keypad equal bug you fixed recently?
> I don't have an eject key here,
Your F12 key doesn't work as eject?
> but I imagine it's related to X's KP_Equal bug.
So was the fix specific to KP_Equal, or could it fix all such keys?
Earthling Michel Dänzer \ Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
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