The backslash/bar definition is missing from the dvorak variant of the us
layout, in the (on my system) /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/pc/us file.
This means, that switching to a layout that uses this key for something else,
such as the Icelandic one - is - and swithing to us(dvorak), the key is still
using the Icelandic definition.
I found this bug on Solaris Express Community Release build 50 (snv_50), which I
believe has Xorg 6.9. This probably applies to all other Xorg versions as well.
I'll also bug xkeyboard-config about this.
I also have a patch to fix this, but this form does not give an option to upload
it. Please tell me what to do with the patch, it's just a one-liner.
Created attachment 7816 [details] [review]
Patch to fix backslash/bar in us(dvorak)
I've also bugged xkeyboard-config in
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 9061 ***