XKB Rules: [was Re: GNOME 2.26.3]

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Sep 23 21:22:20 PDT 2009


On 09/23/2009 11:18 PM, DJ Lucas wrote:
>
> Which prompts the question:  Are we doing the right thing with xkb.  I
> think the xkb rules should be regarded as architecture independent data
> files.  We've been moving them for some time, for FHS compliance on the
> assumption that they are configuration files.  The old monolithic path
> as a symlink was just a convenience....they really live in
> /etc/X11/xkb/rules right now, but I think that move should not be happening.
>    
Thinking on this a bit more, this should not be happening.  Sorry for 
the flood of emails...sending as I think of it.  The patch is still 
correct for libxklavier, however, there is no reason for xkb data files 
to be moved to /etc/X11.

-- DJ Lucas


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