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From: "Calum Selkirk" <cselkirk@g.o>
Subject: Re: default /etc/syctl.conf and keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes
Date: Wed Jul 24 23:37:01 2002
* Mark Guertin [gerk@g.o] [2002-07-24 15:07 -0500]:

> > I would have to agree with Mr. Trance on this one.  Gentoo-ppc
> > standard kernels don't use CONFIG_MAC_ADBKEYCODES, and unless you
> > have a REALLY old kbdutils/consoletools, I can't think of a reason
> > to use this feature any longer.
>
> I can see both points though, if we had this I could include something
> in Xeasyconf (if I ever find the time to sit down with it and write
> some things again) to ask for keycodes for mouse button emulation, and
> could (optionally) also set the linux keycodes for the keyboard at the
> same time.

I guess the main point is to enforce linux_keycodes and to stop anyone
using non-gentoo kernels asking why the "kbd is b0rked". Having the
(commented) button{2,3}_keycode is just a pointer for any pokie nosed
user.

> I have seen several requests that met with approval on the x86 lists
> asking the same sort of thing be used (/etc/sysctl.conf).  I think it
> might be something good to impliment, just how many users do you think
> will actually pay attention to this detail even if we tell them ;)

I'm not betting any M&M's on it ;)

best

cal
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default /etc/syctl.conf and keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes
-- Calum Selkirk
Re: default /etc/syctl.conf and keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes
-- Kevyn Shortell
Re: default /etc/syctl.conf and keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes
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Re: default /etc/syctl.conf and keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes
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