Update on DeviceKit
hadess at hadess.net
Fri May 9 06:41:31 PDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-05-09 at 16:41 +0300, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 02:38:11PM +0100, ext Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-05-09 at 12:05 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > > On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 11:52:08AM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > > - the hardware does the changes itself, but we want user-space to be
> > > > made aware of the changes ("laptop_panel.brightness_in_hardware" key in
> > > > HAL)
> > >
> > > Key notifications are sent. We possibly still want something to bridge
> > > these onto dbus, since we have something of an issue in X right now when
> > > it comes to keycode use.
> > After some fixes by Richard, gnome-power-manager can use XBACKLIGHT just
> > fine, apart from the get/set being utterly slow. We're talking a third
> > of a second to set the backlight, compared to it being instant going
> > through HAL and the Dell smbios utilities.
> If only we had some way to report and subsequently fix bugs. :)
I already filed it downstream:
Let me know if you want an upstream bug, but I'd rather someone looked
at the code before taking my word for it that it's a driver bug.
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