xorg master vs Emulate3Buttons

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Fri Oct 28 10:01:24 PDT 2011

On 10/28/11 09:55, James Cloos wrote:
> I updated the laptop’s display stack again (still all master); the
> last compile there was back in June.  Now my xorg.conf input config
> is ignored.
> I have (summarizing):
> Section "ServerLayout"
>    InputDevice  "evKeyboard" "CoreKeyboard"
>    InputDevice  "evRelMouse" "CorePointer"
> ...
> Section "InputDevice"
>    Identifier   "evRelMouse"
>    Driver       "evdev"
>    Option       "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
>    Option       "Device" "/dev/input/by-path/platform-i8042-serio-1-event-mouse"
>    Option       "GrabDevice" "true"
> EndSection
> but the server ignores that now.  (The /dev file is there and is correct.)
> What is the new trick to get Emulate3Buttons to work?

Using GNOME 3?  It's decided that it knows better than xorg.conf what you want:

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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