Bug 52309 - No French Canadian Keyboard
No French Canadian Keyboard
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
roswell
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
Brock Organ
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: 52475 55732 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2001-08-22 13:36 EDT by Marc Deslauriers
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-20 01:58:27 EST
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Description Marc Deslauriers 2001-08-22 13:36:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
During installation, french-canadian is not listed in the keyboard
settings. (Known as "CF" on the console and "ca_enhanced" in X)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start roswell installation
2. No french-canadian in keyboard settings
3.
	

Actual Results:  Option was missing.

Expected Results:  Would expect a "French Canadian" keyboard setting.

Additional info:

This has been an issue since Redhat 6.0
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-08-22 16:05:03 EDT
I think if you do a text install then you can select 'cf' in the keyboard list.
 I'll take a look at the GUI installer.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-08-22 16:12:42 EDT
Mike, can we get a French Canadian keyboard added to XFree?  I can't seem to
find one, which would explain why they are available only in the TUI installer
and not in the GUI one.
Comment 3 Marc Deslauriers 2001-08-22 19:17:43 EDT
In order to get the same layout as the console's "cf" in XFree, I have to
manually edit XF86Config-4 to contain the following:

Option "XkbLayout" "ca_enhanced"

Can the cf/ca_enhanced combo be added to the GUI installer under a "French
Canadian" label?

Marc.
Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2001-08-24 07:43:22 EDT
I don't handle anaconda.  Is this present in Xconfigurator as a
RFE as well?  I can add it there if you let me know what is needed.
The keytables need to exist in X first.
Comment 5 Mike A. Harris 2001-08-24 07:46:24 EDT
Xconfigurator code fragment:

static char *keymap_translate[] = {
  "be-latin1 -> be", "be2-latin1 -> be", "bg -> bg", "cf -> ca_enhanced",
  "de-latin1-nodeadkeys -> de", "de-latin1 -> de", "de -> de",
  "dk-latin1 -> dk", "dk -> dk", "dvorak -> dvorak", "es -> es",
  "fi-latin1 -> fi", "fi -> fi", "fr-latin1 -> fr", "fr -> fr",


So aparently, Xconfigurator already has this change, it is only
missing from anaconda.
Comment 6 Mike A. Harris 2001-08-24 07:53:39 EDT
Just found and fixed in anaconda sources, in kbd.py, piece o cake. ;o)

class Keyboard (SimpleConfigFile):
    # the *first* item in each of these wins conflicts
    console2xlist = [
            ("be-latin1"         , ('pc102', 'be', '')),
            ("be2-latin1"        , ('pc102', 'be', '')),
            ("bg"                , ('pc102', 'bg', '')),
            ("br-abnt2"          , ('pc102', 'br', '')),
            ("cf"                , ('pc102', 'ca_enhanced', '')),

Checked into CVS, someone else will have to build a package.
Comment 7 Matt Wilson 2001-08-24 17:36:00 EDT
*** Bug 52475 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Jeremy Katz 2001-08-30 18:08:58 EDT
Done and seems to work for me
Comment 9 Brent Fox 2001-11-08 20:45:52 EST
The option for French-Canadian still doesn't appear in the graphical installer.
 This is because there is no entry for it in the
/usr/lib/X11/xkb/rules/xfree86.lst file.  The installer uses this file to get
the list of layouts to present.

mharris, can you add the following line to xfree86.lst:
ca_enhanced   French-Canadian
I think that would fix the problem.
Comment 10 Brent Fox 2001-11-08 20:47:06 EST
*** Bug 55732 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 11 Mike A. Harris 2002-01-23 11:28:11 EST
Added to XFree86 4.2.0-2.5, please test and confirm, then either
mark RAWHIDE or REOPENED with explanation.

Thanks.
Comment 12 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-20 01:58:27 EST
Closing as CURRENTRELEASE (7.3 and later)

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