[lfs-dev] [LFS Trac] #3098: udev/systemd 183 is out

Bryan Kadzban bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net
Tue May 29 21:38:21 PDT 2012


Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> I came up with one problem that I need advice on.  I can't build the
>> keymap program becasue I'm missing keys-from-name.h and
>> keys-to-name.h. The systemd configure/make command generates them
>> using gperf.  In udev-182, there are over 70 entries in
>> src/keymap/keymaps.  This seems to indicate to me that systemd only
>> generates the keymap for the current system.
>>
>> I'm not even sure waht keymap does in this context and I don't know
>> if it's needed or not.
> 
> The keymap builtin (or script?) stuff changes the keymap on keyboards at
> hotplug time (e.g. USB keyboards that are connected to a hub in the
> monitor will need this whenever the monitor is turned off and back on
> again, unless you use the standard Linux kernel US keymap).
> 
> gperf is generating a hashtable from the configuration in the keymaps
> file.  I suspect that file will change with the next release, meaning
> patching in a generated pair of header files is only good for now.  :-/

...Although on udev-182, we do a --disable-keymap, so maybe we should
just turn it off instead of trying to get it to compile?  :-)

> Let me see if I can hack anything up.

Still poking.

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