[PATCH] configure: enable udev backend as "auto"

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 06:28:50 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 11:11 PM, Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Mar 2010 06:22:44 +0100, Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for getting this tested; I'll give it a try before pushing
>> it out, just to satisfy my curiosity.
> It still gives me no input devices when built from source. That's not
> OK. Something should be installing any necessary config files in
> xorg.conf.d. It seems like the right place for that is probably the
> evdev input driver.
> But, that means we need to resolve the issue with files in xorg.conf.d
> affecting the whole server configuration (see
> <20100322101224.GA12369 at suse.de>)

I think the patch there is good and has been tested to fix the issue.
I'd just like to see it cleaned up a bit. Longer term, I want to see
if there's a way to handle all the autoconfiguration immediately from


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