[PATCH xkeyboard-config] Add evdev mappings for KEY_SOUND, KEY_UWB, KEY_WWAN and KEY_RFKILL

Sergey Udaltsov sergey.udaltsov at gmail.com
Mon May 15 14:59:46 UTC 2017

Hi Hans

I can push, of course, if the mutual consensus is that now is the right
time for it.



On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 8:26 AM, Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 15-05-17 03:06, Peter Hutterer wrote:
>> adding svu to CC:
>> On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 04:18:42PM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
>>> KEY_SOUND, KEY_WWAN and KEY_RFKILL are used on actual devices and
>>> current xproto master defines keysyms for these. Add mappings for
>>> these keys.
>>> The XF86UWB keysm exists for quite a while now, as does the KEY_SOUND
>>> evdev code for it, so lets adds a mapping for that too.
>>> Note that this replaces the I255 to XF86Hibernate mapping in
>>> xkb_symbols "evdev", I don't know where that came from, but it is
>>> wrong, I255 was until now not defined in keycodes/evdev and
>>> KEY_HIBERNATE is not defined in linux/input-event-codes.h .
>> see xk-c commit 7b3bfb3ec4b, has a link to the thread. After a bit of
>> digging, this got merged into dmitry's next tree (see
>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9742/) but never ended up in master.
>> My email archives trail out from there and I'm not sure what exactly
>> happens, google isn't forthcoming either.
>> Looks like we simply pushed the xk-c patch too early, assumign that -next
>> will end up in master. But anyway, we've survived 8 years without it, so I
>> think we're good :)
> Thank you for the digging I've updated the commit message to reflect
> this info and correct the grammar errors Bastien pointed out. I've
> tried to push this, but it just hangs ? Maybe because I don't have
> write access to xkeyboard-config (it is sitting outside of the
> xorg tree after all) ?
> Anyways I'll send a v2 with the improved commit message, if you can push
> that, that would be great.
> Regards,
> Hans
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