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Re: XKB's keymaps for the Hurd console

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: XKB's keymaps for the Hurd console
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 23:32:13 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

Diego Nieto Cid, le Mon 28 Mar 2011 18:15:06 -0300, a écrit :
> > Do you have assigned your copyrights on Hurd changes to the FSF?  This
> > is needed before your changes can be commited upstream.
> No, I haven't. What should I do?

See attached file.

> > The xkb/Compose file is compatible with usual Xorg Compose files, right?
> > I guess we don't want to ship it but rather use e.g.
> > /usr/share/X11/locale/<thelocale>/Compose
> >
> Hm, I suspected these files were hidden somewhere. And given they are
> locale specific the right thing to do would be to look at the
> environment and load the appropiate one. 


> Should the command line switch be left for the user to be able to
> override this choice?

That can be useful, yes.

> > Is there a reason not to use keysymdef.h installed by the Xorg x11proto
> > package rather than copying it?
> >
> Other than avoiding the package dependency... there's probably none.

build dependencies are not hard issue, except distribution bootstrap.

> > Rather than copy/pasting ks_table.h, kstoucs.c and symname.c, I'd rather
> > see the Hurd console simply depend on libX11, actually.
> > 
> In that case I'll need some assistance with autoconf magic to check for
> it :)

Use the AC_PATH_XTRA macro, and then you can use


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