[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#600564: add support for more buttons

Ted Felix ted at tedfelix.com
Mon Oct 18 18:49:19 UTC 2010

    Thanks for this.  I'll get it into my next release.


On 10/18/2010 4:18 AM, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> Package: acpid
> Version: 1:2.0.6-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: upstream patch
> Hello,
> I think that it is reasonable to add support for the very common CD
> play/pause and related buttons found on many notebooks, as acpid
> already reacts to the volume control buttons and video buttons. This
> will help to keep the number of running daemons at the minimum in
> minimalistic setups (there is esekeyd, but it is quite primitive and
> not very reliable because it does not monitor the changes in
> /dev/input/).
> I attach a very simple patch to achieve this. I placed the CD buttons
> in a separate "category": cd/*, so that their events will not
> interfere with other button events, but this can be changed, of course.
> --
> Stanislav

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