[PATCH] kdrive: output meaningful error message for HAL devices.
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Sep 9 15:50:31 PDT 2009
On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 03:28:13PM -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 3:09 PM, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> > 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.
> No, it's pretty late in the game for 1.7 and I think they'll need some
> review (and they break the NIDR ABI). This was the InputClass stuff I
> mentioned to you a few weeks ago. The code just happens to push some
> of the properties out to NIDR.
Oh, ic. In that case there's no need to hurry. It might be good to get them
ready to merge ASAP after 1.7 though.
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