Subject: Re: Codeset support for wscons - pass 2
To: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/04/2002 23:19:31
> 2) Put it into `wsdisplay_kbdinput':
>   Pro:
>     Locales may be set to individual screens aka vt's.
>     Cleaner by design (e.g. in an ideal world the fonts should be
>     updated to this codeset).
>     Possible to get a translation map in readable form back from
>     kernel (because the symbol-value mapping is unique).

This seems the best solution to me.

>   Cons:
>     Memory. Every codeset map needs ~200bytes of static memory and
>     every screen needs ~1k of dynamic memory for the translation map.

The translation maps don't need to be per-screen. I'll send a modified
version of your patch tomorrow (with iso02 added btw).

	--Jachym _Freza_ Holecek