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Re: Protocol wskbd vs. Protocol standard

wiz@ wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 11:40:40PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > > so that explains a bit why we don't default to wskbd everywhere. I'd
> > > still like to know why we do have a separate wskbd protocol at all.
> > 
> > Because all OpenBSD MD kernel keyboard drivers provide "rawmap"s
> > which return PC XT scancodes for X servers?
> And NetBSD does what?

NetBSD's MD kernel keyboard drivers only return "native" keycodes,
and xsrc/external/mit/xf86-input-keyboard/dist/src/bsd_KbdMap.c
has many MD maps that translate from the "native" map to PC XT code.

Several Tier II ports still lack translation tables in bsd_KbdMap.c
and requires manual xmodmap(1) for workaround.
(there are few active users on such ports anyway)
Izumi Tsutsui

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