EVIOC mechanism for MT slots

Henrik Rydberg rydberg at euromail.se
Fri Jan 21 01:15:19 PST 2011

> This is really problematic when launching applications that rely on
> evdev to work:
> you click with the mouse emulation on your icon to launch the program
> (one finger), and you start using your application with one finger
> only (opening of a file for instance) -> you are in an unstable case
> as the app does not know the slot state until you put another finger
> on the screen.
> So I'm in favor of applying this patch Henrik submitted last May.

Great, so there seems to be sufficient interest to warrant revisiting
this. If you can find the patches, I will queue them in my tree. ;-)

And if Dmitry concurs, perhaps we can even aim at 2.6.38.


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