Bug#251387: xbase-clients: setxkbmap says Error loading new keyboard description after upgrade no matter what arguments
reassign 251387 xlibs
merge 251387 251263
On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 11:59:57AM +0200, Marius Mikucionis wrote:
> Package: xbase-clients
> Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-2
> Severity: normal
> After dayly upgrade setxkbmap broke:
> it does not load any keyboard description.
> I use "setxkbmap us,lt -option grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll" to set
> the keyboard layout - it gives error message. Even if I don't specify any
> arguments it still gives the same error message.
There is a high probability that this bug is caused by wrong patch in
4.3.0.dfsg.1-2 which also brock NumLock and CapsLock. - Can you please
1) download http://people.debian.org/~ari/unfuck_numlock.diff to /tmp/
2) Become root.
3) cd / && patch -p0 < /tmp/unfuck_numlock.diff
> The worst part is that keys on numeric-pad do not function any more as
> numeric-keys even if num-lock is on.
This will definitely be fixed by the procedure listed above. See
http://lists.debian.org/debian-x/2004/05/msg00693.html for details.
hth, cu andreas