[PATCH libinput] Add libinput_device_pointer_has_button over the plain has_button

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 17:17:33 PST 2015

On 02/13/2015 04:46 PM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On 14/02/2015 05:00 , Bill Spitzak wrote:
>> Actually, more to the point, it sounds like the client is unable to
>> distinguish the BTN_LEFT produced by the pointer from the BTN_LEFT
>> produced by the pad.
> the caller can tell what event caused the button.
>> If in fact it *can* be distinguished then there should be some very
>> similar api to this "has" function. For instance if there is some
>> sub-device id sent with the events then this function should take that
>> same sub-device id.
> what sub-device ID? we don't have subdevices, that was an idea that was
> floated for a while and obsoleted by the device group.

Sorry for being vague. But what I am saying is that if "the caller can 
tell what event caused the button" then something says whether the event 
is from the pointer or from the pad. What I am thinking is that this 
"has" function should take the same information so that you can ask 
whether the pointer or the pad has the button.

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