Subject: Re: stripping down wscons: only US keymap [patch]
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/20/2004 22:16:00
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 09:32:25AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 01:18:17PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > 
> > I'm looking at stripping down wscons, and aparently one can save 10kB (on
> > a install floppy w/ wscons[1]) when removing all but the US keymaps.
> > Any comments on adding the patch below? Suggestions for better name of the
> > option?
> Well, what happens if someone wants to install on a system w/o a US 
> keyboard? I think 10k is a small price to pay for having the install work. 
> :-)

Agreed, I even added a menu to sysinst (current) to let you select a key map.
Having a UK keyboard and a US keymap causes some problems, get a German
or French one and typing gets hard.

For a test, select the French keymap and try to use a US keyboard....


David Laight: