[ANNOUNCE] xkbcomp 1.2.2

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Jun 21 08:14:43 PDT 2011


On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 02:17:30PM +0100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> This is an semi-urgent bugfix release for the two commits of mine, which
> fix a particularly bad failure in the compat code.  If you had a
> SymInterpret definition (i.e. to map a keysym to an action, as used for
> VT switch and others) with an unknown keycode, every key that wasn't
> already mapped to an action would get mapped to your new action.
> So, for example, if you had XF86LogWinTree mapped to the PrWins action,
> and a libX11 that was unaware of the new symbol, every key aside from VT
> switching, zapping, pointer keys and modifiers, would dump the window
> tree to your X log, and do nothing else.
> Distributions are strongly, strongly recommended to upgrade, including
> in stable series.

Please see the xkbcomp 1.2.3 release for an emergency brown paper bag
release.  I've removed the 1.2.2 tarballs from the X.Org servers.

Sorry about this.

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