input-evdev patch adding option to override XDevice type Atom, option to force EV_REL events being treated as absolute values.
krh at bitplanet.net
Tue Mar 11 08:35:24 PDT 2008
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 9:25 AM, Wolfgang Draxinger
<wdraxinger at darkstargames.de> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 11. März 2008 schrieb Nicolas Mailhot:
> > I'd be very careful not to assume what can or can not be done at
> > kernel level, and what should and should not belong in the kernel.
> I think applying the quirks at the kernel level in the [usb]hid driver
> is probably the way to go, but IMHO having the _table_ mapping the
> quirks to devices _stored in_ the kernel is a bad idea. That's what
> we've got SysFS and UDev for. I mean, modules are configured on the
> user space level as well (/etc/modules.conf, /etc/modprobe.conf),
> though they live in kernel space.
> Have the table somewhere in the filesystem (possibly in form of UDev
> rules) and let UDev apply the quirks on individual devices through
Or hal fdi files: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/hal-info/
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