keyboard setting problem when gnome started via startx

George Hartzell hartzell at
Mon Apr 7 18:27:09 UTC 2008

Joe Marcus Clarke writes:
 > On Mon, 2008-04-07 at 08:52 -0700, George Hartzell wrote:
 > > Hi all,
 > > 
 > > There are at least a couple of us that are having a problem where
 > > changes that we make in the keyboard options dialog aren't
 > > automagically applied when we start our gnome session via
 > > startx/.xinitrc.
 > > 
 > > There's an open bug at
 > > 
 > >
 > > 
 > > I'm curious if anyone else is seeing this, or if anything comes to
 > > mind about how our gnome-session or hal or ??? works that might be
 > > causing problematic behaviour in FreeBSD.
 > I just saw this in the release notes for g-s-d 2.22.1:
 > Apply keyboard settings on startup (Jens Granseuer) (#525440)
 > It might be fixed now.

I merged that one-line fix into the work directory tree for our 2.22
build and it didn't make any difference.  The code in question is
pretty much dedicated to handling num-lock.

Since then Jens has committed some other stuff that I'll look in to.

I'll also get to work walking through the code w/ gdb.


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