dinput: Add evdev mouse driver.

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Tue Sep 4 07:39:32 CDT 2007

Stefan Dösinger wrote:
> Hi,
>> This is the first fully working implementation of dinput mouse using evdev
>> generic input driver. I have enabled this driver by default. If people do
>> not have functioning HAL or that for some reasons it can't find the mouse
>> device, it will fall-back to current mouse driver.
>> Use explorer to enumerate all mice devices. Unfortunately msdn says there
>> can only be one system pointer device.
> I was curious if that patch fixes Empire Earth, so I tried it, but it fails to 
> create a new evdev mouse and falls back to the x11 based mouse. It seems that 
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DeviceMap\PointerClass does not exist. I've run 
> wineprefixcreate and made sure I have full access to /dev/input/*, do I need 
> anything else?
Have you recompiled explorer? If so, what does the following command show?

$ hal-find-by-capability --capability input.mouse


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