Re: [gpm] Untangling the sleep hotkey mess

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.

Like what?

> 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? 


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]