[ANNOUNCE] xf86-input-evdev 22.214.171.124
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Oct 24 01:39:38 PDT 2008
Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 08:50:20AM +0200, Søren Hauberg wrote:
>> 2008/10/24 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>:
>>> Touchscreen support (courtesy of Søren) enables devices that report only
>>> BTN_TOUCH capability, but no BTN_LEFT, BTN_RIGHT, etc.
>> Great! The only major thing left is then to be able to calibrate a
>> touch screen. I haven't been able to come up with anything better than
>> my original patch, which essentially did a
>> if (is_touch_screen)
>> transform_data_according_to_calibration ()
>> for every event. My impression is that you don't like this approach.
>> Is that correct?
> I wasn't happy with it because I wanted to avoid double scaling (once in the
> driver, once in the server). But as I haven't found a better way to get the
> same thing (not w/o changing the server and XI), I'm willing to put it in.
> Need to have a look at it again though.
While I know zilch about all this stuff, would the input redirection
stuff help here? I read the article recently about how compiz is using
this approach (albeit with patches that may or may not be the final way
to do it).
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