xinput: Do I want xorg.conf? Do I want hal? Do I want udev?

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at
Wed Dec 2 09:34:33 PST 2009

You're right. We need a Generic Userspace Configuration Kit, which could
talk to the Session Hotplug Infrastucture

Posting from a mobile, pardon my terseness. ~ C.

On Dec 2, 2009 5:09 AM, <olafBuddenhagen at> wrote:


On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 09:55:22AM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote: > If you
don't want a session mana...
Let me remind you that GNOME is not an operating system. It is just a

It is nice if it provides a nice shiny tool to configure stuff; but it
has no business *storing*, and *applying* such settings, which don't
really have anything to do with GNOME at all. These should be pushed
down to some generic infrastructure, which is not desktop-specific, and
in fact not X-specific at all.

Unfortunately, it appears that such a generic session-aware hotplug
infrastructure is yet to be invented...


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