[PATCH inputproto] Add touch classes and events, bump to 2.1

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Jan 19 15:01:36 PST 2011

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 07:52:54AM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 04:02:09PM +0000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > I was under the impression that the driver would be handling pointer
> > > events and touch events separately. This wording sounds like the server
> > > handles pointer emulation internally based on touch data.
> > > 
> > > The current MT code in evdev has separate processing, so which way are
> > > we going with this?
> > 
> > Honestly? I don't know.  I'd be inclined to say that it'd be more robust
> > to do it in the server, so we can get a better association between the
> > touch and related pointer events, but certainly the trend in the kernel
> > has been to post ABS_[XY] events as well as the MT events, so I'm not
> > really sure.
> do pointer emulation for touch events in the server. be that through calling
> GPE from GetTouchEvents or other means.

Yeah, that's what we've come around to.  More on that soon.

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