my Xinput module for the tablet

Peter Hutterer peter at
Thu Jun 5 14:58:31 PDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 02:30:06PM -0400, Chuck Robey wrote:
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> Rémi Cardona wrote:
> > Chuck Robey a écrit :
> >> Maybe you like that, but I like to have 2-4 different pages full of
> >> different
> >> vim instantiations open while I code, and opening them up just to shut
> >> them down
> >> is a huge PITA, mainly to be avoided.  I am currently trying to get a
> >> good xorg
> >> build going, so the method suggested above can be tested, sure hope 
> >> it works.
> > 
> > Then GNU Screen is your best friend :)
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Rémi
> Why is it that Peter's suggestion of using dbus compatibility to have drivers be
> loaded and unladed hot a bad thing?  It allows me to keep my X11 up the whole
> time, and bring it up and down very rapidly for testing.  It seems like a very
> good idea, so why is everyone else pushing me away from it?

one thing I didn't mention is that a segfault in the driver will bring your
server anyway. so dbus is good to test, but only if you consider your code
quite stable. the GDM method is better if your driver crashes a lot.

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