RFC, renaming loadkeys to console

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 1 12:59:22 PDT 2004

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> The patch _is_ incomplete, the missing parts are:
> - the addition of LC_* variables to /etc/profile in BLFS
 > - removal of inputrc from BLFS because it is in LFS

I remember a conversation a couple months ago about moving /etc/profile 
and /etc/inputrc into the LFS book and pulling them from the BLFS book 
to help with full i18n of the base and help with full i18n in BLFS.  I 
found this summary


Is this dead?  if we go this route, I think we need to go 100%.

> - addition of /etc/sysconfig/console the console initscript to the list 
> of installed files in the appendix (don't know how to code this in XML)
> I think that these tasks are trivial.
> And for stability... well, the console script itself could break 
> nothing. And if a package beaks from setting a locale in /etc/profile, 
> it is not a _new_ problem, but a problem that was _already_ present in 
> the book. Just think that setting LC_* in /etc/profile was an obligatory 
> deviation for non-English users. Conclusion: my patch does not lower the 
> stability as compared to LFS built with such obligatory deviations.
> One more proposed change: build texinfo with LC_ALL set correctly (not 
> to "C"). This will install the top info node translated to your 
> language. Not a big win, but an eye candy :)

My $0.02

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