Re: defkeymap making machine useless (was Re: HTC Dream aka. t-mobileg1 support)

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 05:33:43 EST

On Fri, 19 Jun 2009, Pavel Machek wrote:

> > > Yeah, I wasn't sure how to handle this. We try to keep the
> > > msm/dream stuff in a state that doesn't break other parts of the
> > > tree, but there doesn't seem to be support for different keymaps for
> > > different devices.
> > How it's supposed to work is that you have a specific keyboard driver
> > and that emits PC keyboard codes into the core kernel using a
> > translation table in your driver.
> Of course, Dream does that. But that's not _nearly_ enough. Dream
> lacks keys such as: esc, arrows, symbols (/;'[]\-=). That means that
> for +, you can't press shift-=, you need to press altgr-P.

I don't seem to have enough context, but wouldn't writing a separate serio
driver, which would do all the needed translations be enough here?

Jiri Kosina
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