Patch for xserver-xorg-input-synaptics to add a variable Orientation

Éric Piel E.A.B.Piel at
Mon Nov 30 04:34:09 PST 2009

Op 29-11-09 08:53, Qfeng Chen schreef:
> Hello, I patch the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics to make the
> orientation of the touchpad can be changed to fit the orientation of
> the screen, when the orientation of the screen is changed by using
> xrandr. It is a very good function when you read paper on a netbook,
> and I hope this patch can be add to official patch.
> This patch is for xserver-xorg-input-synaptics-1.2.0.

There is currently a work being tracked in a bug report [1] to allow
rotation (and axis inversion/swapping) of any pointer device. Actually
it's a bit my fault it's not yet in the server, because I promised to
test it, and never found the time. I'll try soon Peter!

Maybe Qfeng Chen you could try the two patches associated to the bug
report, and let us know if it works for you?

See you,


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