Re: [PATCH v3 13/20] Input: bcm5974 - Drop pressure and widthemulation

From: Henrik Rydberg
Date: Thu Sep 13 2012 - 14:34:22 EST

On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:57:24PM -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 01, 2012 at 09:47:08PM +0200, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
> > The ABS_PRESSURE and ABS_WIDTH have special scales, and were initially
> > added solely for thumb and palm recognition in the synaptics driver.
> > This never really get used, however, and userspace quickly moved to
> > MT solutions instead. This patch drops the unused events.
> How can you know that? There could still be people using ST emulation
> with this device. I think we should keep it.

Alright, maybe we need to carry this still. Probability = macbook *
old_userland * new_kernel * working_synaptics * tuned_palm_parameters,
must be a pretty large number. ;-)

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