[newb] Will xorg still allow non-hal config?

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Dec 1 07:37:53 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 01:15:05PM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> 1. they do not use the layout database where maintenance happens
> (xkb-config)
> 2. therefore the optimal layout is often missing console-side, and
> "good-enough for debugging" qwerty is used
> 3. even when there is a good layout, there is often no obvious mapping
> between the console layout name and the xorg layout name.

One of the goals behind xkb-atkins is to make cxkb practical to deploy.

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