[Xorg] XInput Hotplug Additions

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Wed Aug 4 09:45:10 PDT 2004

Joe Krahn wrote:
> Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
>> For configuring devices, there are two mechanisms: feedbacks and 
>> device controls, and I must admit I'm not sure what the difference 
>> is.  They both allow clients to change behaivour of a device that 
>> you've opened with XOpenDevice().
> The intended distinction is that feedback events are device outputs,
> like LEDs or beeps. DeviceControls are for configuring a device.
> In the XInput world, the video display is a really big Feedback
> device.

But feedbacks are also used for adjusting mouse acceleration and 
keyboard repeat... not just output.


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