Xorg support to import options for non-Input sections?

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Tue May 12 14:41:48 PDT 2009

Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Kevin Stange at 12/05/09 18:23 did gyre and gimble:
>> So you're saying this HAL method is widely (or narrowly, but by the
>> right people) disliked?  Using Gentoo it seems to be encouraged, and
>> I've seen indications other distros (like Ubuntu) have picked up the
>> technique as well.
> HAL will eventually be phased out in favour of getting more direct 
> information from udev. I'm not sure how that will impact the Xorg side 
> of things but i'd imagine the end solution will be in some way related 
> to udev. (this is just a guess tho)

And for non-Linux systems?   HAL is OS-agnostic, udev seems very Linux

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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