[RFC] X Input Driver specification

Magnus Vigerlöf Magnus.Vigerlof at home.se
Wed Apr 18 11:13:46 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 18 April 2007 02:33, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On 12/04/2007, at 07:24 , Magnus Vigerlöf wrote:
> > That's good to hear. Should I update the wiki with this info? I.e.
> > do you
> > think the content and layout is good enough, or could it be
> > presented in a
> > better way?
> put it up. I deal mostly with event delivery, so I'm not sure how it
> can be presented better.

Ok, I'll start making updates soon.

> > Since I suspect UnInit has never been called by the Xserver, ever,
> > that would
> > apply to all input driver maintainers... Let's start with saying
> > that there's
> > no input driver that supports hot-plugging (ok, all manages
> > plugging but what
> > about unplugging?) and then take them as they are requested/...
> I suppose UnInit() should go into CloseDevice() then.

We've put it in DeleteInputDeviceRequest so the code is nicely balanced now. 
However, work is needed on most drivers to ensure they won't leak resources 
when they are removed as that is something that they never had to concider 


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