[PATCH] Input device properties

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Jul 9 23:11:18 PDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 10:32:26PM +0200, Simon Thum wrote:
>> not sure if I get what you need to do but - the driver is expected to
>> set SetProperty, which is called when a client changes a device's
>> property.
> Ok, I'll try again: In order to support my acceleration code's tweaks  
> (bug#8583), I'd like to attach some props to pointing devices. Of  
> course, the driver doesn't know them and should not need to.
> I'm in dix, so a possible solution would be to 'chain' SetProperty, i.e.  
> unknown properties are passed to the previous handler (which was  
> installed by me) by the driver, who kindly remembered what sat in the  
> SetProperty slot just in case.

I replaced the single Set/GetProperty with a linked list. I'm sure the
WRAP/UNWRAP game provides hours of entertainment, but I personally hate it.

Aside from that, this forces drivers to go through an API rather than
accessing the DeviceIntRec struct directly, and in the long term this may just
be a good idea.


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