keyboard crashes in current git

Daniel Stone daniel at
Mon Mar 3 00:37:53 PST 2008

On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 10:31:09PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> I suspect it's caused by all of the recent XKB work by Daniel Stone.
> My keyboard is using pre-XKB keymaps, the is NULL for
> the device so even the very first getevents call gets a SIGSEGV.

While you have definitely encountered a bug, I'd definitely recommend
using a real keymap, rather than having a broken setup whereby it falls
back to defaults.

> Here is a trace from some of the relevant code:
> InitKeyboardDeviceStruct(dev[0x338bb8],pSyms[0xff9ad5b8])=1
> InitKeyboardDeviceStruct: dev->key->[(nil)]
> So XKB is passing in the non-NULL pSyms but for some reason
> it isn't getting attached to dev->key->
> GetKeyboardValuatorEvents: pDev(0x338bb8) map((nil))
> And then we crash in GetKeyboardValuatorEvents because it is

Please file a bug at
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