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Re: Handling event device files [was: Bug#324604: [Fwd: The bug persists]]

On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 01:05:36PM +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> 2) make makedev produce more of these files (but probably most users
>    don't need them, at least not on desktop PCs which have seldomly
>    two mouses or keyboards)

That's the right choice.  Lot's of laptops have additional even sources,
as do various external disk enclosures or random usb devices.  In
addition the uinput driver can create additional sources from userspace
input.  makedev should create all 32 specified /dev/input/eventN

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