Re: Frech keyboard with xfree
On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 10:12 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> 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.
I didn't rebuild anything ...
One thing I have in my hacked keymap is defining Alt as Mode_switch to
get the special combos using Alt, like Alt-shift-L for | or Alt-N for ~
(dead key) etc...
I think it should be possible to tell xkb to just do those combos with
Alt- without actually defining Alt as Mode_switch or whatever else...
Looking at the way the Darwin driver works, it just fills the X keymap
tables internally with proper translations based on the sets of
modifiers, whatever those modifiers are.
It's just a matter of understanding XKB syntax, which is beyond my