[PATCH v2 0/3] xfree86: Configure input devices by attributes

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sat Nov 28 22:46:27 PST 2009

On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 09:23:51PM -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Nov 2009 14:00:58 -0800, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > These patches add support in xorg.conf to apply input configuration to a
> > class of devices by attribute. The idea is to offer similar property
> > matching capabilities to the hal fdi system. Moving the configuration
> > back into the ddx means that some day we can stop doing it from the
> > config backend and asking users to adjust to it.
> One advantage that HAL provided was that you could create per-device
> files. This makes shipping device support a lot easier for
> distributions. How can we map that useful idea into the xorg.conf world?
> Should xorg.conf be loading input device options from an external file
> somewhere? What syntax would we use?

xorg.conf.d? :)

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