synaptics driver for xorg: new feature

Ted Gould ted at
Tue Apr 29 21:20:17 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 19:02 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> unlikely since it requires SHMConfig enabled by default in xorg which we
> wont do by default since it rips open quite a security hole (everyone,
> even remotely logged in people can change the trackpad settings for the
> locally logged in user). 

It seems like if it grabbed the information from XRandR instead of
getting it through the xorg.conf file.  He is modifying the driver, I'm
not sure if it can touch other parts of X.

> i guess a better bet is to do it via hal input methods which are
> supposed to replace the input configuration in X at some point (and
> hopefully be introduced in time for intrepid).

Really?  I thought X people hated DBUS.  I'm all for it, but I thought
that they were allergic :)


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