[kbd] Kbd-1.15.5 fails to loadkeys

Alexey Gladkov gladkov.alexey at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 01:26:54 MSK 2012

11.12.2012 20:00, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:33:06 +0400, Alexey Gladkov <gladkov.alexey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 11.12.2012 01:20, Matt Burgess wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> The Linux From Scratch bootscripts have a snippet that, on my box, does
>>> the following in order to convert a legacy (non-UTF-8) keymap to UTF-8:
>>> dumpkeys -c "iso-8859-1" | loadkeys -u
>>> This fails with the following output:
>>> unknown keysym 'compose'
>>> <stdin>:693: syntax error
>>> syntax error in map file
>>> key bindings not changed
>>> Loading <stdin>
>>> This appears to be a regression from 1.15.3.
>> Can you test the fix ?
>> http://git.altlinux.org/people/legion/packages/kbd.git?p=kbd.git;a=commit;h=7e06e56157e8431d02e1377cdc44230944203d88
> So, firstly, I don't know whether something's not set up right on my host, but just patching loadkeys.analyze.l breaks
> the build, as it can't generate the loadkeys.analyze.c file:
> [user at host kbd-1.15.5]$ make V=1
> make  all-recursive
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/user/sources/kbd-1.15.5'
> Making all in src
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/user/sources/kbd-1.15.5/src'
> /bin/sh ../config/ylwrap loadkeys.analyze.l .c loadkeys.analyze.c -- : --header-file=/home/user/sources/kbd-1.15.5/src/loadkeys.analyze.h
> make[2]: *** [loadkeys.analyze.c] Error 1
> Debugging, it's bailing out in the 'else' clause at line 191 of config/ylwrap, which looks a
> lot like it doesn't like the odd looking '.c' filename in the above command.
> So, then I edited the loadkeys.analyze.c file by hand, as it looked as if that's all the
> regeneration would do.  That enabled the build to proceed to completion, but I still get
> the same error as before.

This is really strange. I think you're doing something wrong.
In an attachment the generated files.

Rgrds, legion

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