Re: SERIO_USERDEV patch for 2.6
From: Giuseppe Bilotta
Date: Wed Jun 02 2004 - 10:12:28 EST
Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 June 2004 05:23 pm, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> > Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > echo "rawdev" > /sys/bus/serio/devices/serio0/driver
> > >
> > > or something alont these lines. At least that's my grand plan ;)
> > I like this kind of idea. Many options should be settable this
> > way (think for example about Synaptics and ALPS touchpad
> Yes, exactly, it will allow much more flexible option handling. Still,
> as far as your examples go:
> > configurations: whether to use multipointers separately or
> > together,
> - userspace task - always persent separate devices and have application
> (GPM or X) multiplex data together.
Ok, in this case your ALPS patch need a little working ;) (Last
time I saw it it ORed the touchpad and stick values.)
> > (de)activation of tapping,
> - may be userspace task - i.e can be done in userspace if device can
> report BTN_TOUCH event. If not then kernel has to toggle it.
> > button remapping etc).
> - userspace task
When you say "userspace task", are you saying that the
filtering out of, say, BTN_TOUCH events should happen at a
higher level than the kernel driver not reporting them at all?
Say, in gpm?
Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta
Can't you see
It all makes perfect sense
Expressed in dollar and cents
Pounds shillings and pence
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