Separate keymap for every input device
saschahlusiak at arcor.de
Mon Apr 30 08:43:17 PDT 2007
> Rather than manually building a keysym map, you're much better off
> writing an XKB layout for your device. It's not too hard, promise.
In my case I want for the joystick driver to map joystick buttons to
scancodes/keysyms, so users can perform actions like "alt+tab" or whatever.
Users are completely free to define these mappings in the xorg.conf, so I
can't provide a fixed XKB layout. I was about to create a keysym map
dynamically, once the configuration of xorg.conf is parsed, because it seemed
to be the easiest way, but the keysym map wasn't used at all, when a keyboard
> > This would prevent me from attaching two keyboards with different
> > mappings (like German and US), right?
> Right now, that is indeed the case. This is fixed in 1.4 (the master
> branch in git).
Alright, sounds promising.
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