[RFC] propose to develop a rfkill daemon
hadess at hadess.net
Tue Aug 31 15:29:21 PDT 2010
On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 16:59 -0400, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> I do think we need a proper daemon for this. The reason here is pretty
> simple since it also has to listen on input events. Currently there is a
> hack in the kernel that does this, but essentially this needs to be done
> properly in userspace with user feedback. I just never got around doing
> this since the input layer has no generic interface that collates the
> different input interfaces and lets us put filters on it. I meant to
> write some patches for it, but never got around it.
There's already the input layer for that, and we can (or should be able
to) do all the input work directly in X.
> And for MeeGo we have signed up ConnMan to be the central daemon to
> handle the RFKILL settings and more importantly the flight mode
> scenario. However that is of course more handheld and in-vehicle
> targeted and it makes sense there.
So you've already got an rfkill daemon?
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