Re: [PATCH] Route kbd leds through the generic leds layer (3rdversion)

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Mar 07 2010 - 03:25:15 EST

On Sat 2010-03-06 13:30:58, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Pavel Machek, le Sat 06 Mar 2010 07:54:57 +0100, a écrit :
> > > That being said, usermode tools which want to set up the modifiers and
> > > connect the input LEDs to them need an easy and proper way to do so.
> > > Having central input::numlock and such still seems a good thing.
> >
> > This is something where I'm not too sure. Opening few files in
> > sequence is not that hard to the userland so "group of leds"
> > abstraction does not make too much sense...
> But then userland has to monitor keyboard hotplug. At the moment,
> neither kbd nor console-setup use a daemon to handle keyboards, and I
> doubt their authors will be happy to have to.

Okay, that makes some sense.

But you mentioned having per-keyboard led would be quite easy, it does
not seem to be controversial, so perhaps that's way to go, first?
(cesky, pictures)
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