tablet PC support

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at
Wed Mar 12 11:45:00 PDT 2008

On Mittwoch, 5. März 2008, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 5. März 2008, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > in [1], someone proposed a patch [2] to add support for tablet PC
> > properties to hal.
> This patch is from me and part of the SUSE packages since I wrote my
> diploma thesis about Tablet PCs under linux for SUSE (2005-08-11). I also
> tried some time ago to get the stuff into HAL but read the list archive for
> more.
> > Now, obviously the patch needs some updating, some
> > work (not hardcoding /dev/ttyS2), and some hal/hal-info split, but
> > what do you think about the general idea?
> And yes we could move the fdi-file to hal-info. I didn't changed this
> because for the SUSE package we could live with it.

I've commited the patch with some smaller cleanups, but I didn't move the 
fdi-file to hal-info since it is a policy related file which also add a 
callout and shouldn't be part of hal-info for this reason. 


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