Re: [PATCH 1/3] input: keychord: Add keychord driver

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Tue Oct 27 2015 - 05:06:04 EST

On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 09:47:26AM +0100, Bálint Czobor wrote:
> From: Mike Lockwood <lockwood@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> This driver allows userspace to receive notification when client
> specified key combinations are pressed.
> The client opens /dev/keychord and writes a list of keychords
> for the driver to monitor.
> The client then reads or polls /dev/keychord for notifications.
> A client specified ID for the keychord is returned from read()
> when a keychord press is detected.
> Signed-off-by: Mike Lockwood <lockwood@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> keychord: fix to build without CONFIG_PREEMPT

Why does this need to be in the kernel?


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