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Re: Frech keyboard with xfree

On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 09:40:05AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 23:30 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > the console is not major problem, but this is still utterly broken in X, and
> > there is very little chance that it gets fixed nextly, unless either some
> > french mac user knowledgeable in X fixes it, or enough people bother the X
> > strike force to get it fixed (or both).
> The problem is that nobody seem to understand anything about Xkb...

Well, more likely that nobody could really be bothered to take the time to
learn about it and fix the issue. I tried a bit, but didn't really get to it,
and as my ibook is not my main plateform, i usually just use it while
travelling, which is not really the best place to fix this kind of stuff.

> (And that includes me. I have my home hacked keymaps, but they are
> having real big problems lately with recent XFree and Xorg).

Mmm, maybe me or Michel are the best candidates for fixing this, i will see if
i get a bit of fre time for this, it would really be a pity to have this
unsolved and sarge releasing with a broken french keymap.

I never fuly understood why you needed to rebuild the xkb module though, nor
do i really know what should be the right way for it to work in the first
place, never having used a pmac before.


Sven Luther

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