[PATCH libinput] Add our own version of linux/input.h

Jasper St. Pierre jstpierre at mecheye.net
Tue Jun 3 08:23:07 PDT 2014

Just have people shoot an email saying "hey, we'd like to add a constant
for this". Talking to each other is really all we need to do, no need to
make it any more formal.

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:

> Em ter 03 jun 2014, às 19:32:06, Peter Hutterer escreveu:
> > > The current situation is vague, and this patch probably is not intended
> > > to fix that at all, but is there a plan? Or is it expected that other
> > > OSs implement their own libinput or something?
> >
> > No, other OS can use libinput, they just need to get evdev into the
> > kernel  BSD is already working on this, there's probably options for
> > having a shim between the kernel and userspace but at that point you're
> > probably better off doing it in the kernel directly.
> Let me extend the question: what happens if one such OS decides to add
> another
> constant for something that Linux doesn't have yet. Who decides the value?
> Should we have H. Peter Anvin resurrect the LANANA so we can have a central
> registry of codes? Should BSD kernel developers submit Linux kernel
> patches?
> Should it be first come, first serve?
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