[Xorg] XInput Hotplug Additions

Jim Gettys Jim.Gettys at hp.com
Tue Aug 3 04:56:54 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 23:41, Keith Packard wrote:
> Around 3 o'clock on Aug 3, =?UTF-8?B?S3Jpc3RpYW4gSMO4Z3NiZXJn?= wrote:
> > I was aiming for a solution that would work with the existing range of 
> > input drivers, but if that's not strictly needed, that's cool.
> Yeah, I don't see any reason to continue to support user-level device 
> drivers when few (any?) systems need them any more.  If you want hot-plug, 
> then you get to create a reasonable input system.  For really broken 
> environments, a user-level process could open the device and submit 
> standard format events through some back-channel.

We'll need this for network transparent input devices anyway.

                         - Jim

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