Status if input device hotplugging

Nicolas Trangez eikke at
Thu May 31 14:26:50 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 18:03 -0300, Tiago Vignatti wrote:
> Yes, it's already working. The X server (in DIX) provides the necessary 
> API to support the plug and unplug of devices (all in xserver/config/).
> What you've got to do is an external application that emits some event 
> to X (through dbus) when something are plugged/unplugged. The 
> application's goal is to talk with the API supported by X to decide what 
> to do when some device are connected to the machine. Daniel wrote the 
> respeclaration [0] and Enleth started some python script [1]. Both are 
> really raw, but simply works! Personally, I prefer Enleth's approach.
> I'm playing with this all on the last days, so if you have some 
> questions concerning the configuration you can poke me on the IRC.
IIRC this was going to be changed completely... Daniels?

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