Problem with input device

Joe Shaw joeshaw at
Fri Jun 4 12:19:40 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-04 at 15:46 +0200, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> OK, here's an attempt.  Once you figure out how the callbacks work, HAL 
> is actually pretty easy to work with.  For now I only accept the event%d 
> devices when there is no sysfs device, since I couldn't figure out how 
> to use ioctl()'s to correlate e.g. mouse5 with event7.  Maybe it's 
> necessary to parse /proc anyway :-(.  Or maybe just add the kernel 
> support so HAL can merge them.

This is nice!  I'll commit it.  You probably won't be able to fix the
mouse5/event7 thing w/o fixing the kernel, but I'd highly recommend
doing that anyway. :)

> Oh, and the problem I had with missing input.* properties was because 
> udev didn't call  It works now.  Could HAL use the udev helper 
> instead?

The dbus support in udev you mean?  It's being removed because dev.d is
the Right Way to do this stuff.


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