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    SubjectRe: GGI, EGCS/PGCC, Kernel source
    On Tue, 24 Feb 1998, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > 1) It is step back: we used to have loadable keymaps. With ggi, kernel
    > contains files such as keyboard_english.c. Even if it is not run-time
    > bloat, it is source bloat.

    Fixed by EvStack. It's being worked on already. We have to fix it to be
    able to handle multiple keyboards connected to the same machine.

    > 2) It touches things it should not touch. It replaces big parts of
    > drivers/char. I know that keyboard etc. are somehow related to
    > graphics, but you really do not want to _replace_ low level
    > drivers. This way, ggi being config option would mean having drivers
    > twice.

    Yes, well, I am not _the_ kernel hacker of GGI, but I have had it
    explained to me that it was necessary to be able to send keycodes etc to
    the right head/window/app/whatever. I will forward to those responsible.


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