Injecting mouse events into the X server
aivils at latnet.lv
Thu Nov 9 00:25:09 PST 2006
On Ceturtdiena, 9. Novembris 2006 00:12, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> Hi John,
> Thanks, this was really useful. A couple of follow on questions.
> John Klingler wrote:
> > I use XTest to allow clients to send both pointer and keyboard
> > events to the X server. I'm not sure what you are trying to do
> > so I do not know why you would want to write a driver.
> The goal eventually is to replace a really crappy and broken
> binary only driver for a touchscreen I'm trying to use.
> For now, I just need to get touchsreen events into X ASAP.
May be this one fit:
Anyway it need working kernel driver of input device. xke translates
kernel events to X events via XTEST under linux.
> > In any case, your X server has to support the XTest extension.
> I'm using the standard Xorg server in Ubuntu Dapper.
> > (Most do.) You can use xdpyinfo to determine this. You'll get
> > something like:
> > number of extensions: 16
> > BIG-REQUESTS
> > ...
> > XTEST
> > XTestExtension1
> I have XTEST, but not XTestExtension1. Is there some way this can be
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