Bug#344871: kdm: changing Language option breaks keyboard input
On Thu, Dec 29, 2005 at 04:36:42PM -0500, Christopher Martin wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 December 2005 00:51, Itai Seggev wrote:
> > Package: kdm
> > Version: 4:3.4.3-3
> > Severity: important
> > Tags: l10n
> KDM has 'issues' reading /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc configuration files from older
> versions of kdm, so just to make sure that your problem isn't in this
> category, it would be good to purge and reinstall KDM 3.4 (you can of
> course backup the old kdmrc first).
I started with the Debian pacakged kdmrc, then edited the file by
hand. I tried using the KDE Control Center as you suggested, and that
worked fine. Confused, I looked at the config file it generated, and
saw that it set Lang to he rather than he_IL or he he_IL.UTF-8 (from
the default en_US). I then restored my original kdmrc and put in he
for Lang, and it also worked. Thus, it seems to be a bug (why does
using he_IL rather than he break some of the functionality?), but
perhaps not as serious as I originally thought.
> Also, if you have any systems/chroots
> where you're feeling daring, could you see if the problem occurs using KDM
> 3.5 from experimental?
No chroots handy, but it should be easy to test whether setting Lang
to he_IL continues to be a problem in 3.5 as described above.
Itai Seggev, University of Mississippi, Department of Physics and Astronomy
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