Bug#729736: ITP: inputplug -- XInput event monitor
Owner: Andrew Shadura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* Package name : inputplug
Version : 0.0~hg
Upstream Author : Andrew Shadura <email@example.com>
* URL : https://bitbucket.org/andrew_shadoura/inputplug/
* License : MIT/X11
Programming Lang: C
Description : XInput event monitor
inputplug is a daemon which connects to a running X server and monitors
its XInput hierarchy change events. Such events arrive when a device
being attached or removed, enabled or disabled etc.
When a hierarchy change happens, inputplug parses the event notification
structure, and calls some command.
inputplug may be useful when input devices are being reconnected
frequently and need frequent manual reconfiguration. For example,
some laptops detach their keyboards when going to memory sleep,
so if some keys need remapping, or a custom keyboard layout is used,
running xkbcomp/xmodmap is required after returning from sleep.
Same applies to some touchpads if non-standard configuration is used.
P.S. The above isn't quite what is going to be in the long package
description; however, as I suppose I'm not the only person to hit
this sort of issues, this ITP may serve as some sort of notification
that the solution exists :)
P.P.S. Bug reports are welcomed.