[RFC] Input design

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri Apr 20 00:37:12 PDT 2007

On Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 11:28:03AM +0930, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> So we obviously have two types of users to worry about:
>  1) don't care users
> 	should only get the devices that are known to the system.
> 	if HAL is the best way to get those, that's fine with me.
> 	how is the situation on other platforms though?
> 	(I know you provided some answer for this on irc but irc isn't  
> archived)

I don't know off the top of my head, but HAL is an abstraction layer,
sooo ... ;)

>  2) special setup users
> 	should be able to override anything in the config file.
> 	fixed device list is easy, maybe a regex or an option to completely  
> free it up would be good too.
> 	Something like:
> 	Section "ServerLayout"
> 		Option "AllowArbitraryDevices" "YesIReallyWantToDoThis"
> 		Option "EnableDevicePath" "/home/whot/fakedev*"
> 	EndSection
> which basically means we agree on what you posted.


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