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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Input: Support for a less exclusive grab.
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On Tuesday 12 June 2007 01:23, Zephaniah E. Hull wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 01:19:59AM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> >
> > Like I said I would love if xf86-input-evdev did not grab the
> > device at all.
>
> We have to disable the legacy input handlers somehow, not doing so
> simply isn't an option.

I do not follow. If user's xorg.conf does not use /dev/input/mice and
does not use "kbd" driver then grabbing is not required, is it? Now,
as far as I understand, lack of hotplug support in X is the main
obstacle for removing "mouse" and "kbd" drivers, correct?

> >
> > But rfkill-input is not a legacy handler. My objection is that with your
> > solution you still will rob handlers such rfkill-input of events.
>
> Urgh.
>
> So, any thoughts on how to identify legacy input handlers in the input
> system?

I guess keyboard and mousedev will have to be flagged as such in kernel.

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Dmitry
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