[RFC wayland-protocols] inputfd - direct input access protocol

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sat Apr 1 05:35:38 UTC 2017

On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 05:29:19PM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> This is the first draft for a protocol to enable direct access to input
> devices. The basic premise is: instead of protocols to handle gaming
> devices, 3D mice, sensors, etc. we just hand you (the client) an fd and hope
> you're happy with it. You get to play with that fd until it's revoked, i.e.
> right now we only provide it for evdev fds where we have EVIOCMUTE.

just for clarification, the ioctl is of course EVIOCREVOKE. EVIOCMUTE was an
earlier version of that same ioctl which didn't get merged.


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