[ANNOUNCE] xf86-input-joystick-1.3.1

Sascha Hlusiak saschahlusiak at arcor.de
Thu Dec 6 15:37:31 PST 2007

Release 1.3.1 of the joystick input driver for X.Org-7.3

git tag: xf86-input-joystick-1.3.1

This release adds support for evdev devices (/dev/input/event*) but if this 
fails, the linux joystick interface is tried and, if available, the bsd 
usbhid interface (so in FreeBSD the linux joystick interface can be used now 
with the same binary). The evdev backend makes it possible to hotplug the 
joystick driver from hal; an example policy file is included in the tarball. 
Use with care.

Changes since 1.3.0:
- Add check for kbproto in configure script
- configure.ac: Checking for available backends instead of OS
- Added backend selection code (in order: evdev, linux joystick, bsd usbhid)
- Fixed implicit declaration warnings because of missed header files
- Mentioned multiple backends in man page
- New: evdev backend
- Return NULL on device configure fail instead of an unconfigured device, 
which made X segfault
- Fixed default button mappings
- Looking for Path parameter besides Device (used by HAL+input hotplug)
- Added example hal policy file for input hotplugging of a joystick
- Mentioned hotplugging and hal policy in man page

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