[crux-devel] [RFC] add keymap support to hal

Juergen Daubert jue at jue.li
Fri Sep 5 17:26:08 UTC 2008

On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 11:19:12PM +1000, Lucas Hazel wrote:
> I've encountered a footprint mismatch for hal on my system
> NEW       -rwxr-xr-x      root/root       usr/bin/hal-setup-keymap
> NEW       -rw-r--r--      root/root
> usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/10osvendor/10-keymap.fdi
> After some investigation, I have discovered this is due to having gperf
> installed which hal uses to map all those extra keys for non standard
> keyboards, that many laptops have for example, that are not supported
> by X.
> Is this a feature we want, or should I keep the port completely minimal?

If you find this feature useful, go for it. IMO decicions like that
for opt ports are up to the maintainer and we have no rules that ports
should kept minimal.

HTH and best regards

Juergen Daubert  |  mailto:jue at jue.li  
Korb, Germany    |  http://jue.li/crux

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