Re: [gpm] Untangling the sleep hotkey mess
- From: Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com>
- To: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor_core ameritech net>
- Cc: desktop_portables lists osdl org, gnome-power-manager-list gnome org, hal lists freedesktop org, linux-acpi vger kernel org
- Subject: Re: [gpm] Untangling the sleep hotkey mess
- Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 09:44:55 +0000
On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 01:09 -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Monday 09 January 2006 00:24, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 12:07:43AM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > Why don't we create an input handler that would feed certain events
> > > from input layer to acpid via bus_acpi_generate_event().
> > I'm not convinced that making the input layer depend on ACPI (even
> > optionally) would go down terribly well. It also strikes me as *wrong* -
> > the sleep key on this keyboard has nothing to do with ACPI, whereas keys
> > presented through ACPI are still an input device.
> The handler is just for compatibility with present installations.
> New installations will use the new interface, whatver it will be.
> But input layer will be a hub of sorts and I am arguing for ACPI
> to be converted to use input layer directly.
What does lkml think of ACPI using the input layer directly?
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