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kmfl-sil-panafrican-latin KMFL keyboard for African Latin writing systems
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Port Added: 29 May 2011 13:28:40
License: not specified in port
This is a set of two keyboards that provides a single implementation for many
Roman writing systems across Africa, based on results compiled from data from
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo.

The keyboards are written in Keyman keyboard language and developed by SIL
Non-Roman Script Initiative (NRSI). The software is distributed under the
X11-style license (

This port installs the keyboard so that it can be used through SCIM or
IBus KMFL IMEngine (textproc/scim-kmfl-imengine, textproc/ibus-kmfl).
Two layouts are provided:

  * mnemonic layout for any keyboard (using deadkeys);
  * positional layout for US keyboard (using deadkeys and/or shift-states, i.e.
    RALT and LALT keys).
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Runtime dependencies:
  1. kmflcomp : textproc/kmflcomp
There are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/textproc/kmfl-sil-panafrican-latin/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install textproc/kmfl-sil-panafrican-latin

Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for kmfl-sil-panafrican-latin-20090831_4:
     DOCS=on: Build and/or install documentation
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

dos2unix zip

Master Sites:
Notes from UPDATING
These upgrade notes are taken from /usr/ports/UPDATING
  • 2011-05-29
    Affects: users of textproc/*kmfl*
      KMFL keyboard ports are now shared between IBus and SCIM KMFL IMEngines
      (textproc/ibus-kmfl and textproc/scim-kmfl-imengine). Thus, the prefix
      'scim-' is dropped from keyboard ports names.
      Similar to m17n, both engines now search engine-neutral locations,
      ${LOCALBASE}/share/kmfl/ and ~/.kmfl/. Users have to move their local
      keyboard files from ~/.scim/kmfl/ to ~/.kmfl/.
Port Moves

Number of commits found: 5

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
15 Nov 2014 16:26:33
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Cleanup plist
27 Jun 2014 16:16:30
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- Stage support
- Cleanup

PR:		190776
10 Mar 2014 17:25:26
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Convert textproc to USES=zip
20 Sep 2013 23:17:32
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Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
29 May 2011 13:28:25
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- Patch SCIM KMFL engine (textproc/scim-kmfl-imengine) to use
  the same neutral keyboard repository as textproc/ibus-kmfl does,
  ${LOCALBASE}/share/kmfl/. This approach is similar to m17n (its
  keyboard databases, devel/m17n-db and textproc/m17n-contrib, are
  shared between textproc/scim-m17n and textproc/ibus-m17n). This
  patch also makes both these KMFL engine ports to read ~/.kmfl/
  instead of SCIM-oriented ~/.scim/kmfl/.
  There is UPDATING text that informs KMFL users about this.

- Patch keyboard ports (7 of them) to install data to the new
  repository, ${LOCALBASE}/share/kmfl/; the keyboard ports were
  SCIM-only and used to install to ${LOCALBASE}/share/scim/kmfl/.

- Adapt descriptions in other KMFL ports (textproc/kmflcomp,

- While we are here, do some additional maintenance.

- Remove the 7 old ports.

- Please see the PR for full details.

PR:             ports/156694
Submitted by:   Nikola Lecic <> (maintainer)

Number of commits found: 5

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