[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#509728: Bug#509728: xfce4-xkb-plugin: breaks the second layout on certain combinations

Andrei Popescu andreimpopescu at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 12:31:08 UTC 2009

On Fri,02.Jan.09, 12:15:57, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On jeu, 2008-12-25 at 14:38 +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > If I have a combination like "de,gb,ro" in xorg conf, after switching 
> > layouts the second (and only the second) one will be broken, as in
> > some 
> > keys will behave as if AltGr is pressed [for example "l" will
> > generate 
> > "ł" (lstroke)].
> > 
> > Strangely this doesn't happen if "us" is the first layout, even with
> > the 
> > "intl" variant (which seems to be more similar to "de" and "gb").
> > 
> > Also using setxkbmap will work around this issue, but then the plugin 
> > stops working completely (maybe this should be a separate bug).
> ro layout is known to break eveyrthing in xorg or xkb-data since some
> time. You can look at bugs on this package or on xkb-data, I guess.
Maybe I shouldn't have mentioned 'ro' at all ;)
(and could you point me to what breakage you mean? There was a bug with 
the compat rules (#485702), but that is fixed since 1.3-2)

> If you could retry without ro involved, it'd be nice.

I guess it wasn't particularly obvious from my report, but I can 
reproduce the bug with "de,gb" only.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)
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