The xorg.conf.d Patches Emerge
Phoronix: The xorg.conf.d Patches Emerge
One of the features being worked on for X Server 1.8 is the removal of HAL support. The FreeDesktop.org Hardware Abstraction Layer project is nice in that is multi-platform, but the HAL project has largely been abandoned and is being replaced by UDisks and similar projects.HAL is currently being used by the X Server for input device detection with hot-plugging support, mapping, and device option handling, but all of that is in the process of being gutted...
Config files should be dead
How about making everything autodetect and user modifiable through XRANDR?
The xorg conf d Patches Emerge
If budget provides... But most likely not. Probably just race the night race after this and make more trips to the desert