compiling xserver without hal

Justin Mattock justinmattock at
Sat May 23 11:21:23 PDT 2009

On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Paul Bender <pebender at> wrote:
>>> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 4:06 AM, Peter Hutterer
>>> <peter.hutterer at> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 01:00:42AM -0700, Justin Mattock wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Paul Bender <pebender at> wrote:
>>>>>> I build xorg-server without HAL. The two options that are relevant (as
>>>>>> far as I can tell) to this are
>>>>>>     --disable-config-dbus
>>>>>>     --disable-config-hal
>>>>>> In addition, when running this xorg-server, you will need to configure
>>>>>> the input devices in your xorg.conf.
>>>> no you don't. the server inserts standard input device sections into the
>>>> xorg.conf, so there's rarely a need to actually have that in the config.
> My bad. I only include the xf86-input-evdev driver in my distribution.
> Looking at Xorg log file, it is the lack of xf86-input-keyboard and
> xf86-input-mouse are what cause it to fail.
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when I get a chance I'll see if the
bluetooth mouse works.
(looking at the log I see

config/hal: Adding input device jmattock’s mouse
(taken from another machine with hal).

Justin P. Mattock

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