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Bug#564258: xserver-xorg-input-evdev: evdev on accelerometers is broken


On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 22:57:50 +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:

> Julien Cristau [2010-01-19 22:43 +0100]:
> > Hrm.  This means with inputclasses we'll need one inputclass section for
> > each device type.  Or tag the devices we don't want to handle somehow in
> > the udev db.
> I'm afraid I don't quite understand this. AFAIUI, the input classes
> will look directly at the udev properties, and the x11_* properties
> will be dropped completely. But Peter's proposal [1] already has
> MatchIsKeyboard, MatchIsPointer, MatchIsJoystick, and the like. So am
> I missing something, and this isn't enough for some reason?
> (For this particular bug we should probably not do the
> "evdev-catchall" thing, though.)
Right, what I meant to say was that we won't be able to just use a
catchall inputclass, we'll have to use one section with MatchIsKeyboard,
one with MatchIsPointer, and so on for each device type (matches within
one section are ANDed).  I find this a bit less pleasing, but it will
still work, so it's probably not a huge problem.


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