REGRESSION, doesn't switch to your chosen keyboard layout

Bug #550887 reported by Odin Hørthe Omdal on 2010-03-29
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdm (Ubuntu)
High
Martin Pitt
Lucid
High
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gdm

This didn't happen in Karmic, neither in Lucid, until this update today. (I haven't used this computer in 1-2 weeks, worked before that).

When GDM starts, I click my user, and the keyboard shows as «Norwegian Dvorak». However, the keyboard ISN'T dvorak, it's normal qwerty.

This worked just a little while ago, hence a regression. gdm = 2.29.92-0ubuntu9

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Martin Pitt (pitti)
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

I can reproduce this.

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: regression-potential
Changed in gdm (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → In Progress
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Ah, bad libxklavier! I tracked this down, and sent an updated patch to https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=613681

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gdm - 2.30.0-0ubuntu2

---------------
gdm (2.30.0-0ubuntu2) lucid; urgency=low

  * 33-multi-keyboard-layouts.patch: Work around strange libxklavier behaviour
    (which returns NULL for empty variants, but does not accept NULL when
    setting a configuration). This fixes broken variant setting in some cases.
    (LP: #550887)
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Tue, 30 Mar 2010 22:29:15 +0200

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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