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Bug#446851: xserver-xorg-core: please copy (and improve) x11-input.fdi to /etc/hal/fdi/policy/

On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 09:46:54AM -0700, Warren Turkal wrote:
> On 10/17/07, Daniel Stone <daniel@fooishbar.org> wrote:
> > Because it's not clearly in the domain of Xorg.  x11-input makes sense,
> > but then again, it's largely a system decision.  OTOH, XKB can be used
> > in the console, not just in X (hence why it's namespaced input.xkb and
> > not input.x11.xkb or so), so that's why.
> Okay...so it's the domain of xkb? Even in that case, it seems there is
> a more appropriate place for it than hal.
> > Also, as Michel mentions, everything else is already in hal-info, so eh.
> > The latest release includes it, AIUI.
> Well, I really don't care where it comes from, as long as it's included.

I think including it in our package until HAL gets it is probably the right
move. More package churn on the server is probably going to be a fact of
life for a while anyway. The reason I haven't really put much work in to
input hotplug is because I've been focused on getting output autodetection
in better shape.  Once that's done, I'll get to this if no one else beats
me to it.

 - David Nusinow

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