Using HAL for X Server Config Properties?
hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 05:43:16 PDT 2005
On Wed, 2005-10-05 at 15:07 -0700, Johnson, Charles F wrote:
> I'm currently looking at seeing what it would take to make the X server
> support hotplug of input and display devices. (X Server Auto Config I
> call it.)
> I was wondering if it makes sense to add a Functional Property to HAL
> which could be used to expose X11 Server properties for the different
> input and display devices supported by the X server ?? I admit that my
> knowledge of HAL is not very deep at this point. So feel free to tell
> me to go back and RTFM.
No, that is correct.
> A paritial example could be:
> x11.type = 'pointer'
> x11.driver = 'mouse'
IMO, makes sense. You could use a prober to populate this.
> But is this kind of information what was intended for the Functional
> Property namespaces ??
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