[rant] keeping policy in HAL

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Mon Dec 1 14:45:34 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 01:33:02PM +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 2. If the evdev driver is not installed on the system it does not flip 
> it's default.

Arguably, that's a busted configuration. The standard fdi tells HAL to add
input.x11_driver=evdev (on linux systems). If you then deny X the driver you
explicitly told it to load, you end up without input devices.

Pretty much the same behaviour when you remove mouse/kbd, btw.


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