xserver 1.4 and bugid 10324 (x&y axis not scaled when reporting extension motion events)

Magnus Vigerlöf Magnus.Vigerlof at home.se
Tue Sep 25 13:23:52 PDT 2007

On måndag 24 september 2007, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 07:43:49PM +0200, Magnus Vigerlöf wrote:
> > As I'm helping out with the wacom input driver, I'd like to have your
> > opinion/confirmation on what the input drivers should report on the X & Y
> > axis.
> >
> > Background and details should be available in bugid 10324 [1], but to
> > make a short recap; Prior to xserver 1.4 the min/max on x&y could be
> > anything the driver desired and the server rescaled this to fit the
> > screen (= asked the driver to do it). 1.4 doesn't seems to call the
> > scale-functions anymore and therefore the driver must match its min/max
> > to the screen resolution if the pointer should end up anywhere near where
> > you'd like it to be.
> >
> > Is the change/behaviour in what the drivers should report intentional and
> > the way it should be?
> Nope: 1.4.1 will fix this up.

Ah, good. I'll monitor my bug-report and the code so I can test it out once 
it's included. I'll probably be the one to make the needed changes in the 
linuxwacom driver for this so if you want me to run some tests just drop me a 


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