search for /dev/input/js as well as /dev/js

Mike McCormack mike at
Wed Apr 19 08:18:26 CDT 2006

Mike Frysinger wrote:

> with udev now, joystick nodes are created as /dev/input/js# and /dev/js# no 
> longer exists ... attached patch will search for /dev/input/js# first and if 
> that doesnt exist, fall back to /dev/js#

You could easily maintain compatibility with Wine and any other 
application using joysticks simply by adding some symlinks in /dev.

That's what my system has, and it's using udev.


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