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Systemd-Logind Device Management For Wayland

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Published on 25 August 2013 11:41 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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David Herrmann is on a coding spree this summer. His latest set of ten patches this week provide for device management support using systemd's logind service.

A Wayland session can now request device access through logind's DBus APIs and this work is being done for leading to sane session switching -- complementing David's VT switching blog posts this weekend.

His 10th patch implements generic multi-session support for seats without VT access. All the patches and more details on the work can be found beginning at the start of the patch series.

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