dinput force feedback header detection

Daniel Remenak dtremenak at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 12:51:00 CDT 2005

The patch to fix that error is at


The headers are correctly detected but the use of the constants was
not protected.

--Daniel Remenak

On 9/5/05, Jesse Allen <the3dfxdude at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi I got this compile error from current cvs:
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/jesse/.local/build/wine/dlls/dinput'
> gcc -c -I. -I. -I../../include -I../../include  -D__WINESRC__
> -D_REENTRANT -fPIC -Wall -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2
> -fno-strict-aliasing -gstabs+ -Wpointer-arith  -g -O2  -o
> joystick_linuxinput.o joystick_linuxinput.c
> joystick_linuxinput.c: In function `alloc_device':
> joystick_linuxinput.c:305: error: `FF_STATUS_STOPPED' undeclared
> (first use in this function)
> joystick_linuxinput.c:305: error: (Each undeclared identifier is
> reported only once
> joystick_linuxinput.c:305: error: for each function it appears in.)
> joystick_linuxinput.c: In function `joy_polldev':
> joystick_linuxinput.c:726: error: `EV_FF_STATUS' undeclared (first use
> in this function)
> joystick_linuxinput.c: In function `JoystickAImpl_EnumEffects':
> joystick_linuxinput.c:1182: warning: unused variable `dei'
> joystick_linuxinput.c: In function `JoystickWImpl_EnumEffects':
> joystick_linuxinput.c:1266: warning: unused variable `dei'
> make[2]: *** [joystick_linuxinput.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/jesse/.local/build/wine/dlls/dinput'
> make[1]: *** [dinput] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/jesse/.local/build/wine/dlls'
> make: *** [dlls] Error 2
> Apparently the linux/input.h version 2.4.31 does not have support for
> force feedback.  I've installed headers for and now have it
> compiled.  So something might need to be done to improve detection,
> else others still running 2.4 will get this error.
> Jesse

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