[RFC PATCH] Initial libudev input-hotplug support

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Thu Oct 1 07:54:09 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 11:34:52 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:

> One thing I was hoping was not to have the options input from the
> device configuration again. Having people migrate their setups to hal
> was not fun, and now they'll have to do it again to udev rules files.
> I have a couple patches that just need some polishing that add a
> InputClass xorg.conf option which allows matching against device
> properties and applying InputDevice options. That way the input
> configuration for hal, udev and any future input notifiers would be
> consolidated in the place where the server is supposed to be
> configured.
> Does that sound like something useful? Then the config/udev backend
> would simply listen for input devices and pass them on to
> NewInputDeviceRequest where the Xorg could do what it wants.
I'm happy to remove the x11_options stuff from config/udev.c if there's
a way to set options for hotplugged devices from the ddx.  Does driver
selection also move to the ddx, leaving only xkb in config/?  Or should
we have that in both, and let the ddx override the driver chosen by dix?


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