Re: [patch] add input_enable_device()

From: Stas Sergeev
Date: Thu May 18 2006 - 00:09:35 EST

Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
Why does it have the INPUT_DEVICE_ID_MATCH_BUS after all?
For userspace benefits.
How exactly does the userspace benefit from the
And, by the way, why doesn't the input have the
capability of disabling/enabling the device?

While you are fine with
disabling beeps while music is playing otherpeoplr might still want
to hear them.
The only possibility to do this, was to have the grabbing
capability *in input layer*, which you already rejected too.
With this, it was possible to have such a behaviour run-time
configurable, but now my best bet would be to resort to the
Kconfig games, making a note for users that the uinput is now
an only possibility to route the terminal beeps to the snd-pcsp.

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