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

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Sep 9 15:09:58 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 08:29:38AM -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> 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.

If you want or need them in 1.7, sooner is better.


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