[kbd] [ANNOUNCE] kbd-1.15 (stable)

Alexey Gladkov gladkov.alexey at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 23:25:28 MSK 2008

kbd 1.15-rc2 Release Notes

The kbd-1.15 is available at


Fast links:


Feedback and bug reports, as always, are welcomed.


o Build system:
  - Use automake.
  - Add --enable-strip configure option.
  - Propagates configure options (Charles ClГ©ment)

o Programs:
  - Fix internationalization (Benno Schulenberg).
  - unicode_start: Without any arguments utility will only set unicode
  - analyze.l: Add warning for on U+xxxx keysym specifications >= 0xf000.
  - analyze.l: Understand the CapsShift modifiers (Michael Schutte).
  - openvt: Document the -f switch (Michael Schutte).
  - openvt: Print an error message when calls to exec* functions fail.
  - loadkeys: dump binary keymap (Michel Stempin).
  - loadunimap should use UNIMAPDIR.

o Keymaps:
  - Add qwerty/cz.map keymap.
  - Recognize Ctrl-[ as Escape.
  - ruwin_*: Use qwerty-layout.inc.
  - Revert "include/*euro.map: Change 'currency' to 'euro' symbol".
  - be-latin1 keycode 7 assignment fix (Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski).

o Fonts:
  - iso07u-16.psfu: Update font (Lefteris Dimitroulakis)

o Unimaps:
  - Update 8859-7_to_uni.trans

Rgrds, legion

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