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Re: xkb-data: Help needed for Macintosh keyboards

On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 10:27:41PM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 01:22:03PM +0200, Gabriel Paubert wrote:
> > I've been unable to match MacOS and have something that works
> > under emacs: ideally I'd like to use both Alt keys as level3
> > (option lv3:alt_switch does it, but both Alt keys then set
> > both Modifiers 1 and 5, and emacs does not allow me to type
> > 3rd/4th symbols).
> Both Alt keys have the same keycodes, so they cannot be distinguished.
> IIRC their keycode is the one of Alt_L, and Alt_R can be obtained with
> Fn key.
> I just filed
>   https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8572
> about ISO_Level3_Shift being bound to Mod1 and Mod5.
> > I'd also like to use both Apple/Command keys as Alt/Meta
> > (modifier1, not 4), this works under emacs with option
> > altwin:meta_win but not under other apps that insist
> > (as I understand it) on checking for Modifier 1. I don't 
> > understand eiher why the meta_win insists on mapping the 
> > alt_* keys and giving them modifier 1. There may be a reason 
> > but it escapes me.
> There is indeed a bug, I just filed
>   https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8571
> You can apply the patch found in this bugreport (take care that it has to
> be reverted!)

Please test http://people.debian.org/~barbier/tmp/xkb-data_0.9-1_all.deb
Both bugs should be fixed.


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