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Re: [virt-tools-list] [PATCH] Check /etc/default/keyboard when finding keyboard layout

On 10/28/2010 03:56 PM, Martin Ellis wrote:
> Hi,
> virt-install checks the host system to determine the keyboard layout
> for virtual machines it creates.
> One of the places it checks is /etc/default/console-setup.  In the
> next version of Debian, the file to look for is /etc/default/keyboard
> [1].
> Currently, the Debian package has a patch to virt-install to check
> this different path:
> -CONSOLE_SETUP_CONF = "/etc/default/console-setup"
> +CONSOLE_SETUP_CONF = "/etc/default/keyboard"
> I've attached a patch that will check for 'keyboard' and then 'console-setup'
> This patch:
>  * Makes the above distro-specific patch unnecessary;
>  * Allows the Debian package to be used on Ubuntu (great when Ubuntu
> is behind the latest version);
>  * Is more robust for users upgrading from one Debian version to the
> next (particularly if they don't upgrade everything at once);
>  * Reduces the amount of code in util.py without breaking API compatibility
>  * Removes a copy and paste error in util.py (XORG_CONF in
> _console_setup_keymap()).
> Martin
> [1] http://debian-user.blogspot.com/2010/06/etcdefaultkeyboard-replaces.html

Thanks, pushed upstream:


- Cole

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