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Re: [PATCH 0/8] Bring console-driver-xkb up to date


From: Diego Nieto Cid
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/8] Bring console-driver-xkb up to date
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 18:55:25 -0300

> 2010/8/9  <address@hidden>:
>
> Indeed. I'm not really familiar with the situation; but it sounds like
> xkb never should have been an extra driver, but rather just an update
> (perhaps on a development branch) of the normal pc_kbd driver -- with
> the xkb code simply replacing the old keymap handling...
>

Old discussions* suggest that, too. I don't know why Marco finally
implemented it as a driver.

[*] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.os.hurd.bugs/3849/focus=3855

>
> Could you rework this accordingly? It should be rather straightforward I
> hope...
>

Well, I could try. I think the main issue would be that pc_kbd works
with scancodes from set 2. And it has some translation tables I still
couldn't look at.



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