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Date:      Sat, 22 Jun 2013 15:00:49 +0930
From:      Shane Ambler <FreeBSD@ShaneWare.Biz>
To:        Aymeric Mansoux <aymeric@kuri.mu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: When to submit regression in a PR
Message-ID:  <51C53689.4060005@ShaneWare.Biz>
In-Reply-To: <20130621074223.GA2453@treefort>
References:  <20130621074223.GA2453@treefort>

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On 21/06/2013 17:12, Aymeric Mansoux wrote:

> My question therefore is: while I will mention these problems
> upstream, should I also make the PR? Contact the port maintainer
> directly? I understand it is not FreeBSD specific (same issue on
> Debian Sid) however it really make the current port unusable for
> those working on laptops and those needing to input characters only
> reachable with the compose key.

I would. While the ports are handled separately from the base system
they need to be maintained as well. If a version of a port has issues
then an older version could stay in place.

The pr system is used for ports as well as the base system.

Can't say I'm sure which key you refer to as compose - do you mean Alt
or Ctrl? I have heard of the ctrl key being remapped to the caps lock
for continuous use. You may also look into turning on sticky keys, it
keeps a modifier key active without holding it down so that the next key
pressed has the modifier included. see x11/xkbset





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