[ANNOUNCE] xf86-input-evdev 1.2.0

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Nov 15 11:04:24 PST 2007

On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 12:57:41PM -0500, James Cloos wrote:
> |>       Remove all of evdev_brain.c and all callers.
> It should be noted that the above change means that evdev is useless
> w/o hald.  A tremendously broken requirement.
> Evdev no longer knows how to find input devices.  And staticly specifying
> them in Xorg.conf is, in general, impossible.

Why not use something like udev to gain static device names?

> I trust there is some way forward w/o forcing the use of hald, with
> all of the nasty side-effects that brings along.

Patches are, of course, welcome, but they'll really have to be written
by the people who object to HAL.

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