question on input.mouse
simon.thum at gmx.de
Sat Aug 16 02:27:39 PDT 2008
Ive got a small problem and I think HAL *might* be the way to go on the
issue. So basically I'd like to know first if you'd agree with that.
The problem: I've developed a new pointer acceleration for X.org. I
would like to improve it a bit by stabilizing against differing HW
characteristics. Basically, I'd like to know the resolution (dpi) and
the anticipated reporting rate (hz) of devices.
I've found this posting:
however the current (?) HAL 0.5.10 spec doesn't mention anything in
input.mouse. My ps/2 mouse has the needed files/values under /sys, I
guess other devices do so too. However lshal output is in line with the
To Xorg, it would make sense to upgrade input.mouse since we could just
assign the props in some manner instead of having per-driver code crawl
through /proc and friends or begging for ioctls to /sys-exposed stuff.
So: Is extending input.mouse an option?
What's needed to link those values in (for ps/2, usb and synaptics
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