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From: "Bálint Réczey" <>
To: Linux console tools development discussion <>
Subject: Re: [kbd] [PATCH] kbd_mode: Add -f option and deny dangerous mode switches without it
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:05:57 +0200
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190508091928.GB25512@Legion-PC.fortress>

Hi Alexey,

Alexey Gladkov <> ezt írta (időpont: 2019.
máj. 8., Sze, 11:19):
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 05:38:07PM +0200, Balint Reczey wrote:
> > kbd_mode(1) already had a warning but kbd_mode still performed all
> > mode changes even when they made keyboards unusable.
> >
> > The added flag let's the callers try safe changes or force the risky
> > ones. This change may break scripts but the broken scripts most likely
> > made the keyboard unusable and should be updated.
> >
> > Original bug report at:
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Balint Reczey <>
> It sounds sane. Applied. Thanks!


When do you plan making the next release?
It would be nice to have this change widely tested in distributions.
Debian starts a new release cycle soon and Ubuntu is around the middle
of the LTS cycle, too, thus we could start testing a new kbd release


  reply	other threads:[~2019-06-12 13:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-23 15:38 Balint Reczey
2019-05-08  9:19 ` Alexey Gladkov
2019-06-12 13:05   ` Bálint Réczey [this message]
2019-06-17  8:40     ` Alexey Gladkov

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