DInput mouse - where to go from here?

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at codeweavers.com
Thu Sep 27 10:57:55 CDT 2007

"Vitaliy Margolen" <wine-devel at kievinfo.com> wrote:

> Alexandre Julliard wrote:
>> Vitaliy Margolen <wine-devel at kievinfo.com> writes:
>>> Anything else I missed? Are there are any better ways to solve these 
>>> problems? Any other ways at all?
>> The right way is to use XInput, and work with the X.org guys to fix
>> what's necessary to make it work for our needs.
> I don't see how will that solve (c,d,f,g)? Also how long should we wait on 
> that? Year? 5 years? I looked at the current Xorg source and it still 
> explicitly forbidding opening of the mouse and keyboard devices. Yet some 
> one mentioned they would change that.
> I'm talking about solutions right now, so we can move on and fix other 
> related issues, not sit and wait for some one to give us what we need.

We can always send patches to the projects for the things we would like
to see improved support. That was the case for kernel, gnome, freetype,
binutils, cygwin, mingw, and many others.


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