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Bug#185996: xlibs: "Couldn't load XKB keymap, falling back to pre-XKB keymap"

On Sun, Mar 23, 2003 at 12:16:28PM -0500, Maciej Kalisiak wrote:
> Something changed in the conversion to the official "xlibs" deb such that one
> always gets the error message:
>   Couldn't load XKB keymap, falling back to pre-XKB keymap
> in the XFree86 startup/log.  Even a minimalist keyboard section in the config
> file, such as
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
>         Driver          "keyboard"
>         Option          "CoreKeyboard"
> #       Option          "XkbRules"      "xfree86"
> #       Option          "XkbModel"      "microsoft"
> #       Option          "XkbLayout"     "us"
> #       Option          "XkbOptions"    "ctrl:nocaps,altwin:super_win"
> EndSection
> gives the same results.  Uncommenting any of the options does not change
> anything.
> As a point of reference, the above configuration, with the options uncommented,
> worked just fine in Branden's previous versions of the deb.  For example, I had
> it working with version 4.2.1-6pre7v2, from the X Strike Force experimental
> repository.

Eh, so let me be clear on this:

The above keyboard configuration:
  1) does NOT work with xlibs 4.2.1-6; and
  2) DOES work with xlibs 4.2.1-6pre7v2


G. Branden Robinson                |    I am sorry, but what you have
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    mistaken for malicious intent is
branden@debian.org                 |    nothing more than sheer
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    incompetence!     -- J. L. Rizzo II

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