On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 12:27 -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
That said.. I think acpid just needs to be removed from the
(acpid is fundamentally flawed in many ways) and for the time being
(e.g. until g-p-m will run when no-one is logged in) we could ship a
very small daemon to enforce policy for e.g. powerbutton presses. if
g-p-m is not running (could use a nasty trick to grep the process
list :-). It would of course listen to HAL events and if you write it in
python it would be something like 20-50 lines of code. This could live
in pm-utils. Bill?
Hmm. Maybe pm-utils is not the right place IMO, but I agree this could
be done in very few lines of code.
Hotkeys on laptops is kinda a mess right now. Some work been done in
CVS to emit events but I'm not sure I like that applications should
listen to HAL to get events a'la "pause button pressed". Ideally the
keyboard drivers in the kernel would be smart and listen for the weird
physical interfaces (some ACPI, some SMBIOS crap etc) that laptop
hotkeys are on and just emit keypresses using the existing input event
Yes, kernel guys: poke.