[PATCH] kdrive: output meaningful error message for HAL devices.

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 08:29:38 PDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 09:31:34AM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
>> kdrive ignores all devices from hal as they don't have the 'type' option
>> set. Instead of "Unrecognised device identifier!" print out "Ignoring
>> device from HAL." to indicate that the errors surrounding the device don't
>> really matter.
>> Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>
> That being said, if we do actually keep the other KDrive DDXes beyond
> 1.7's release, we should actually get around to unifying input device
> handling in KDrive.

I've got some patches I'm working on that are tangential to this
issue, but they do pass the type from HAL. Or, they just set some
booleans from the input.keys and input.mouse capabilities. Let me know
if you'd like to see them sooner than later when I finish polishing up
the other stuff I'm using it for.


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