Some debian questions
charlie at openmoko.org
Wed Oct 29 04:21:01 CET 2008
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 10:29 +0800, Guillaume Chereau wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 14:51 +0100, Benedikt Bär wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am currently setting up a debian system on my FreeRunner, but I have
> > some questions. :)
> > 1) I'm writing some python programs to interact with the FSO framework.
> > I have seen there's now support for a "rules" file, which seems quite a
> > nice idea.
> > Now, I would like to be able to modify these rules via my program. That
> > way, for example, I could set a screen blanking / suspend timeout but my
> > program wouldn't have to listen to events. It would automatically be
> > done by the framework.
> > Is this possible? If not, any plans to implement something like a D-BUS
> > interface for modifying rules?
> You can already add new rules using the dbus call :
> the string should be in the same format than the rules in the rules
> For the way to modify rules, it is planned. Rules can have name (using
> 'name' attribute in the rules file.)
> I will take some time today to add a RemoveRule, so that you can add and
> remove rules.
Ok I added the RemoveRule method to oeventsd, you can check oevents.py
in the framework tests directory to see how to add and remove rules.
BUT, it makes me realize a problem : the rules manager only activates
the rules that are specified in the rules preference file (e.g )
So if you add a new rule with a name, the rule won't be activated unless
you also specify that the rule is activated in the preference file. that
is not very good and we need to solve this problem.
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