[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#490013: Bug#490013: xfce4-xkb-plugin: Not starting when layout 'ro' with variant 'std' is used
corsac at debian.org
Wed Jul 9 09:57:24 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 12:19:05PM +0300, Igor Stirbu wrote:
> setxkbmap -model pc105 -layout us,ro,ru -variant ,std,phonetic
> With this configuration, since the last modifications
> of the xkb-data package , which included improvements
> of the romanian layout, the plugin is not able to start.
> I tried to debug the issue but did not come up with a
> Meanwhile, I reconfigured the xkb settings with the following
> Option "XkbLayout" "ro,us,ru"
> Option "XkbVariant" "std,,phonetic"
> setxkbmap -model pc105 -layout ro,us,ru -variant std,,phonetic
> and this works, ie the xkb plugin functions as expected. During
> debug I observed that the symnames from both layouts differ. The
> first layout generates this symname
This one sure doesn't look good. I'm not an xkb expert but it maybe it
manages to confuse the plugin. What was the result before xkeybord
> and the last one (that works) gives this:
And in any case, simple inverstion shouldn't change like this the
> and this also causes the symbol_names to differ (duplicate 'RO'
> entry in former).
> I wasn't sure to which package send this bug (the other one is
> xkb-data) but the layout that is not working with xkb plugin
> works fine with the kde4 language switcher.
I guess there are two bugs. I don't think the symname is correct when
using ro,us. But it shouldn't confuse the plugin like this.
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