[arch-dev-public] [arch-commits] CVS update of extra/x11/xorg-server (PKGBUILD xorg-server.install)
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 11:56:51 EST 2008
2008/2/21, Alexander Baldeck <kth5 at archlinuxppc.org>:
> Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> > 2008/2/21, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de>:
> >> Am Mittwoch, 20. Februar 2008 20:50:56 schrieb Alexander Baldeck:
> >>> + echo ":: ATTENTION!"
> >> > + echo ":: Since xorg-server version 188.8.131.52-7 hal support has"
> >> > + echo ":: been enabled. By default keyboard layouts and variants"
> >> > + echo ":: will now be overridden by hal. Please modfiy"
> >> > + echo "::"
> >> > + echo ":: /etc/hal/fdi/policy/11-xkeyboard.fdi"
> >> Do you have some additional information why this change was made? This sound
> >> quite confusing to me. Is there no way to keep xorg.conf controlling which
> >> keyboard layout is set?
> > Yeah, defining layouts & variants somewhere deep in hal config tree is ugly.
> > and I guess this may introduce more keyboard-related bugs :-/
> This is why I pushed this to testing for now. Seems as if we're going to
> have to wait for a better xorg.conf like implementation until a later
> xorg-server release which shouldn't be too far away from now.
> Anyway, I cannot yet confirm fully whether the keyboard behavior is not
> influenced by xorg.conf as I don't use any other layout than US/pc105
> which it defaults to. Looks like it detects the keyboard on my mac mini
> perfectly fine though which is after all a little different from regular
> pc keyboards. I'll recheck and keep you posted.
I have the following configuration:
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbLayout" "us,ua,ru"
Option "XkbVariant" ",winkeys,winkeys"
It still works exactly as before in both GDM and Gnome.
So I guess xorg.conf overrides hal config, and not the reverse as
stated in .install.
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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