[ANNOUNCE] deprecation of xkbdata

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Dec 4 10:11:31 PST 2006

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 10:00:07AM -0800, Kean Johnston wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
> >I don't think we ever made this official, so here it is.  data/xkbdata
> >is now deprecated, and is not considered part of 7.2.  Please use
> >xkeyboard-config[0], which is much better maintained, fully translated,
> >and significantly cleaner.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >Daniel
> >
> >[0]: http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software_2fxkeyboard-config
> >     cvs -d 
> >     :pserver:anonymous at anoncvs.freedesktop.org:/cvs/xkeyboard-config co 
> >     xkeyboard-config
> Is it only available by CVS or is it in git too?

It's still in CVS, as the two xk-c maintainers don't want to move to
git.  Hard to argue with that, really ...

> If a developer wanted to pull a full set of sources, do we still need
> to pull from both repositories, and is there an authoprotative,
> updated list of which modes are in which SCM?

Everything but Mesa (for the meantime) and xk-c is in git.

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