[rant] keeping policy in HAL
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sun Nov 30 10:08:49 PST 2008
On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 09:17:47PM +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> However, xorg gets things like keyboard layouts from HAL. This is also
> policy, and also important to get i18n right. But, for some reason, this
> is allowed to exist in HAL, and default mount options aren't. Could you,
> xorg/HAL developers, at least be consistent, and either undeprecate
> volume.policy.mount_option.*, or invent a different place (i.e.,
> something else than fdi files) to keep the default keyboard layout and
> deprecate the corresponding HAL keys?
Input device configuration shouldn't be in HAL. I think everyone's
agreed on the current situation being due to nobody having implemented a
correct solution yet.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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