Elektrified X.org released (was: X configuration paradigm, and a proposal)

Avi Alkalay avibrazil at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 18:45:48 EET 2004

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 13:56:54 -0500, Alan Cox <alan at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 12:43:16PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> > exported through D-BUS), I should be able to write a daemon, let's call
> > it gnome-input-manager, that runs in the desktop session as user davidz.
> > This would also allow said daemon to disable the touchpad when I connect
> > an external mouse or, for more fun, to disable it around intervals where
> > I'm punching the keys. The reason you want this in the desktop session
> You pretty much have to. I've got a hotplug video card here for example.
> That really ruins the current configuration system. OTOH you have to start
> somewhere and if the goal is to unify configuration then you want to let
> someone else rewrite X. However as you and Havoc both point out it has
> to handle notifiers

Good. Elektra has call to get notification. Check the kdbMonitorKey()
and kdbMonitorKeys() methods in the Doxygen:

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