[systemd-devel] systemd numbers for Debian Sid/unstable system
lennart at poettering.net
Thu Jun 28 04:21:44 PDT 2012
On Thu, 28.06.12 07:54, Tollef Fog Heen (tfheen at err.no) wrote:
> > On Wed, 27.06.12 21:59, Tollef Fog Heen (tfheen at err.no) wrote:
> > >
> > > ]] Lennart Poettering
> > >
> > > > Hmm, the other distributions have an #ifdef TARGET_FOOBAR section in
> > > > vconsole-setup for that. Debian currently doesn't. I'd be willing to add
> > > > a patch that parses the old DEbian configuration files, to implement the
> > > > fallback.
> > >
> > > We use the X11 keyboard definitions. Are you sure you want to
> > > completely reimplement console-setup? :-)
> > Ah, hmm. I heard of that. Can you explain how precisely that works? Do
> > you actually use the same keybaord definitions, i.e. have converted them
> > to console definitions? Or do you just share the same naming namespace?
> console-setup reads the xkb definitions and downsamples them to
> something the console can understand. IIRC, it doesn't work for the
> most complex keymaps and the cases where you have multiple keymaps
> defined which you can switch between, but it works well in the simple
> case of one language. (IIRC, this is due to kernel limitations in how
> many keys can be defined and such. Also, I don't think the kernel
> understands Compose.)
Ah, pretty cool. I have now added an item to the TODO list, so that we
support this scheme natively in localed and systemd-vconsole-setup. It
appears the much better solution over what we are currently using to
setup the kbd on Fedora.
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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