[Xorg] XInput Hotplug Additions

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Tue Aug 3 06:05:50 PDT 2004

Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 08:41:29PM -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
>>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.
> I think the current horrific mess of os-support, random crap strewn
> through imake, and common/ (so-called 'common') is a testament to why we
> should force as much stuff over to the underlying system as possible.

Btw. I have a debrix version of the evdev driver in my archive, it's in 


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