[fprint] elan patch + poc 0x903 and 0x0C03
ia.filatov at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 13:27:01 UTC 2018
Ok, I'll try to find some time to prepare a patch against upstream in the
On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 4:22 PM Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 18-06-18 15:03, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > On Mon, 2018-06-18 at 15:01 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> On 18-06-18 14:58, Igor Filatov wrote:
> >>> I'd like to but I'm worried that people will have bad experience
> >>> with these devices (esp. 96x96 ones) and blame libfprint. And I
> >>> still haven't had the chance to pull in latest upstream, so...
> >> Well ATM people are just blindly adding new USB-ids without
> > Who's blindly doing that?
> Ok, blindly is not the right term, sorry. What I meant to say
> is that they are being submitted with what seems to be
> less thorough testing then what has been done by the people
> working on the code which is now in Igor's branch.
> e.g. the code in Igor's branch reads back the reader
> firmware version and basis calibration behavior on that.
> IIRC some readers have the same USB-id but a different fw
> version and you need to talk slightly different to the device
> based on the firmware version. So even if a USB-id added to
> the current code works for the submitter it may not work
> for all devices with that USB-id.
> Which is why I believe it is best to get the changes from
> Igor's branch upstream even though these readers still
> could use some more work.
> >> even getting all the improvements which have been done, so
> >> although I agree that these devices need more work
> >> (specifically a better match algorithm more suited for
> >> low res devices), I still think it would be good to at least
> >> get what we have upstream.
> > I agree that even if we choose to disable those smaller resolution
> > devices, we probably want the code to drive them to be upstreamed.
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