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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] System Inactivity Monitor v1.0
On Tue 2007-01-23 20:01:07, Mattia Dongili wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 05:34:42PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> [...]
> > > Do you believe it could be a user-space daemon or what?
> >
> > Yes, what prevents userspace daemon watching /dev/input/event* to
> > provide this functionality?
>
> hmmm... EVIOCGRAB for example? the synaptics Xorg driver is using
> it, maybe others too?
> I don't want to start a new discussion about it, just provide an answer
> to your question :)

I do not know how EVIOCGRAB works, I believe event* will _still_ see
the events. Anyway, if not, I guess EVIOCGRAB can be fixed/removed/ we
can add EVIOCGIVEMEALLTHEDATAREALLYIWANTIT.
Pavel
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