chuckr at telenix.org
Sun Jul 20 18:36:54 PDT 2008
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Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 08:43:36PM -0400, Chuck Robey wrote:
>> I don't really care a whit whether I'm reading the config file directly, or if
>> I'm grilling the xserver about it, either way, I need the info, and I don't know
>> how to get it. To be honest, though, I hadn't thouoght much about the fact that
>> the xserver might have already read the file once. Not that that matter one
>> heck of a lot to me, It's still missing info. Would be nice to know that info,
>> however, wouldn't it?
>> I'm always assuming everybody is thinking exactly what I am, so my typing is
>> often confusing (at least I know this about myself). Anyhow, I'm just trying to
>> find the Xorg-standardized method of reading the option info and the values
>> assigned in the config file, for everything in an InputDevice section. My own
>> tablet device is definitely going to have a InputDevice section, and I think no
>> more than about 6 to 8 configs options. Tablets need to get the X/Y (and Z,
>> being TipPressure) axis scaling info, and also 2 buttons and also a Proximity thing.
> Please cast a quick eye at xf86-input-mouse's src/mouse.c. It's a big
> file, but not only are the options within the first 200 lines (of which
> copyright, license and changelog occupy 44), but I'll give you a bonus
> hint: there's one option called Resolution. Surely even the most
> cursory of inspections will tell you what's going on.
Fantastic. i looked at 6 different input drivers, and it seemed that all did it
differently, and one were very clear, but this one you point at, it seems like
it was written to be used as an example. Great!
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