Subject: Re: 1.2 /dev/hil%d
To: der Mouse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/31/1997 12:32:16
On Mon, 31 Mar 1997 09:31:49 -0500 (EST)
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> wrote:
> Is the HIL event queue stuff Just Not There? Certainly much of the
> _other_ code for event queueing is there, and if an X server works
> under 1.2 then there must be _some_ sort of keyboard interface. What
> is it? Does it just use the read() interface?
...the hil queue stuff is not implemented, and I don't plan on implementing
it in such a way as would be compatible with the currently-defined API.
I _do_ plan on implementing generic "workstation console" event code
that conforms to the nwscons API (the one that's not yet been committed
to NetBSD/alpha :-)
> If this interface still isn't there in -current, I would strongly
> recommend that hil(4) either not mention that interface at all or warn
> that it is not yet working.
Go ahead and commit this change to the manual page.
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