/dev/uinput with X11
galvez.andy at cassis-intl.com
Tue Nov 18 22:16:06 PST 2008
Thank you very much guys for your replies.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Hutterer" <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>
To: "Leandro Galvez" <galvez.andy at cassis-intl.com>
Cc: <xorg at lists.freedesktop.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 7:56 AM
Subject: Re: /dev/uinput with X11
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 10:16:05PM +0800, Leandro Galvez wrote:
>> How do I use the X11 with /dev/uinput device which I plan to simulate
>> all the input devices like keyboard, mouse and touchpad? How do I
>> the xorg.conf for this to properly work? Do I need an entry for each
>> type or can I integrate all the input device types into one single
>> device entry in xorg.conf?
> You don't need to do anything. When you create the device, HAL sends the
> information to the server, which then picks it up and configures it
> So you do the same thing as for a physical device - add your stuff into
> fdi file or set up an xorg.conf entry for it.
> (FYI evdev git master has test/ directory that provides a simple uinput
> devices for testing. Maybe that's a starting point for you)
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