[SDL] Welcome GSoC Students!
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Sun Apr 27 15:00:44 PDT 2008
On Sunday 27 April 2008, Gerry JJ wrote:
> Den Thu, 24 Apr 2008 21:03:22 -0400 Mike Frysinger:
> > tslib exposes kernel functionality. if there's a Linux driver for
> > it, then tslib supports it.
> I'm not familiar with tslib, but it sounds like it's Linux only.
> Also, if tslib uses the kernel devices directly, it's not much use
> even on modern Linux distros, since Xorg opens these devices with
> exclusive access when it starts. Opening a Linux evdev tablet device
> after Xorg has started will fail if it's configured for Xorg (which it
> will have to be if you want to use it with Gimp and such), so you have
> to access them through X.
tslib uses the event subsystem like a good device system. is that exclusive
statement really true ? i can use mice in X via /dev/input/mice and monitor
it on the commandline via evtest and both work properly.
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