Re: [PATCH] Input: synaptics - disable fuzz when using mt slots
From: Daniel Kurtz
Date: Thu Feb 14 2013 - 12:22:25 EST
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 1:52 PM, Dmitry Torokhov
> On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 04:28:32PM +0800, Daniel Kurtz wrote:
>> The input fuzz algorithm does a pretty good job filtering out small
>> jitter on input samples.
>> However, there is a subtle problem when fuzz is used with mt drivers that
>> also use input_mt_report_pointer_emulation() to report legacy single
>> touch coordinates. The reported single touch coordinates are taken from
>> the active MT slot with smallest tracking id. However, since the MT data
>> is sent first, it has already had FUZZ applied. Thus, the ST coordinates
>> actually get FUZZ applied a second time, with the just-fuzzed MT value as
>> the 'old value'.
>> It appears that it is non-trivial to fix this in the mt layer/input core,
>> so, for now, just disable fuzz for the synaptics IMAGE_SENSOR path that
>> uses input_mt_report_pointer_emulation().
>> Signed-off-by: Daniel Kurtz <djkurtz@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> drivers/input/mouse/synaptics.c | 3 ++-
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> diff --git a/drivers/input/mouse/synaptics.c b/drivers/input/mouse/synaptics.c
>> index 12d12ca..b6c6838 100644
>> --- a/drivers/input/mouse/synaptics.c
>> +++ b/drivers/input/mouse/synaptics.c
>> @@ -1211,7 +1211,8 @@ static void set_abs_position_params(struct input_dev *dev,
>> int x_max = priv->x_max ?: XMAX_NOMINAL;
>> int y_min = priv->y_min ?: YMIN_NOMINAL;
>> int y_max = priv->y_max ?: YMAX_NOMINAL;
>> - int fuzz = SYN_CAP_REDUCED_FILTERING(priv->ext_cap_0c) ?
>> + int fuzz = (SYN_CAP_REDUCED_FILTERING(priv->ext_cap_0c) &&
>> + !SYN_CAP_IMAGE_SENSOR(priv->ext_cap_0c)) ?
>> SYN_REDUCED_FILTER_FUZZ : 0;
> Hmm, instead of disabling fuzz completely maybe we should disable it
> only on the derived axes (ABS_X/ABS_Y) for multitouch devices?
Yes, that should work... both would end up fuzzed to the same value,
for a not-so-obvious reason, IMHO :).
It's a bit tricky, and I like it, but is that what you intended by the
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