[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Sample keyboard layout file

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Thu Feb 15 10:10:21 EET 2007

ext Marius Gedminas wrote:
>>>>  http://770.fs-security.com/extra-layouts/kb-layout-sample.tar.gz
>>> Do you really need all that autoconf stuff that weights 400 kb to
>>> accompany a single .xml file that weighs 12 kb?
>> Yes :) The included scripts are also meant as an example, it's not that
>> easy to setup from scratch. Now you can build, and more importantly,
>> package the layouts without needing to know the details. I hope by
>> providing this we won't see too many standalone compiled vkb files that
>> ordinary end users wouldn't be able to install.
>> And if you want to create and distribute many layouts at once the
>> autotools setup really pays off.
> I whole-heartedly agree with your goal, but disagree with the
> implementation.  A single Makefile would suffice.  You definitely do not
> need libtool (396 KB of shell script), since you're not building any
> shared libraries.

And it might even not need to be a separate makefile, adding the stuff
to debian/rules install target (and removing the autotools junk from
the rules file) might be enough.  :-)

I would assume that a dependency to package providing to vkb_gen
would be enough?

	- Eero

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