MPX merge coming up

Daniel Stone daniel at
Fri May 9 02:15:45 PDT 2008

On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 09:46:53AM +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Your above comment immediately makes me think of laptops with 
> mouse+trackpad. These would presumably count as multiple input devices, 
> so I wonder how the behaviour is selected. Do you have to explicitly 
> configure them as independent pointers or can you configure them (as 
> happens now) to control a single pointer. What is the default? I'd 
> suggest the default should be the status quo (e.g. you have one pointer 
> unless you specifically ask for more) so as not to confuse a lot of 
> laptop users out there.

Indeed, this is the default.  Multiple devices will still get aggregated
to a single pointer unless you explicitly tell them not to.

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