[Grassroots-l] Turkish keyboard layout

Mel Chua mel at melchua.com
Sun May 25 13:36:07 EDT 2008

Wikified for future viewing pleasure, since more people will undoubtedly 
want to do this in the future - please improve! I can't do much more 
than post these notes, having never done keyboard layouts myself.


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Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:
>> I'm not sure about the workflow for adding new keyboards - do I add
>> the relevant changes to xkeyboard-config and start a build in Koji ?
>> Thanks,
> Both me and Arjun did it in the past.  It's not complicated:
>  - checkout the Freedesktop xkeyboard-config CVS
>      http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/XKeyboardConfig/Development
>  - read the rules for submitting xkeyboard-config patches:
>      http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/XKeyboardConfig/Rules
>  - apply your changes there
>  - diff to obtain a patch
>  - open a bug in Freedesktop's bugzilla with the patch attached
>  - wait for Sergey Udaltsov to apply it
> In parallel, you can add the patch to the package:
>  - obtain a Fedora account if you do not have one already
>  - checkout Fedora CVS for xkeyboard-config
>  - go to the OLPC-2 branch (check with dgilmore if you also need OLPC-3)
>  - add your patch (see how the others were done)
>  - commit your changes
>  - rebuild in Koji
>  - your changes will appear in the next joyride build
> I could do this work for the tr keyboard, but my time is very limited
> and long term we need to find another volunteer to replace me.

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