[PATCH evdev] When building against server 1.8, install 00-evdev.conf.

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 10:03:56 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Alan Coopersmith
<alan.coopersmith at sun.com> wrote:
> Keith Packard wrote:
>> On Wed, 31 Mar 2010 08:29:32 -0700, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> But the major point of the InputClass work is that you no longer have
>>> to differentiate between the config backend. The .conf snippet works
>>> for hal or udev. Now you can just install your driver and .conf file
>>> and not have to worrry about the server (so long as there's some
>>> active config backend).
>> In any case, it's the server that knows which kind of config files to
>> install, not the input driver.
> So the same patch should remove config/x11-input.fdi since it's no longer
> needed in the xorg.conf.d world, right?

Not quite. The hal backend ignores any devices that don't have the
input.x11_driver key set. We could change that, but it might be better
to keep this behavior for consistency.


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