[HEADS UP] clutter-evdev is using libevdev

Benjamin Tissoires benjamin.tissoires at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 05:07:48 PDT 2013

Hi Giovanni,

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Giovanni Campagna
<scampa.giovanni at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello folks!
> I just wanted to tell you that the evdev backend of Clutter, which is
> at the heart of the gnome-shell input handling when running as a
> wayland compositor, is now using libevdev for reading the events.
> This also means that, if the API is broken, it would be helpful to
> know in advance. I'm subscribed to the input-tools list, so that
> should be enough.

That's great. Thanks for sharing with us.

I don't know if you saw, but the API is nearly ready to be marked as
stable[1]. Could you please have a look at the patch and share with us
if you like it or not?

I was about to send a mail giving my ACK for the new API, but I think
Peter would love to get some input from other users.


[1] http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/input-tools/2013-August/000226.html

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