Re: [RFC] [PATCH] Make ACPI button driver an input device
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sat Apr 22 2006 - 15:20:55 EST
On Thu 20-04-06 21:06:32, Alexey Starikovskiy wrote:
> Matthew Garrett wrote:
> >On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 08:47:39PM +0400, Alexey
> >Starikovskiy wrote:
> >>Yes, this is why I mentioned using kevent and dbus
> >>before... Could it be the righter answer?
> >I think it makes sense for atkbd and usb hid power and
> >sleep buttons to be treated like all other keys on those
> >keyboard types. As a result, I think it makes sense for
> >ACPI keys to behave in the same way. I wrote an addon
> >for hal to take input events and put them on the system
> >dbus some time ago, so that's already a solved problem.
> So now you can do a shortcut and send ACPI events to dbus
> without involving input layer and hal.
And break handheld devices and require everyone to run dbus?
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