[PATCH synaptics] Add synaptics orientation support

Simon Thum simon.thum at gmx.de
Mon Mar 21 13:18:38 PDT 2011

Hi Aapo,

On 03/21/2011 12:51 PM, Aapo Rantalainen wrote:
> What is then common for wacom/synaptics/others? Is there a point to
> tune this synaptics-patch or is this doable on server level? (Or some
> other better way?)
definitively. You could implement matrix rotation for relative devices.
The absolute patch has already been done (it's admittedly easier), see
GetPointerEvents in getevents.c.



>> why not use degrees here?
>> "left" doesn't have a clear meaning. -> "90 degrees clockwise"
>> I'm more of a fan of the  "rotation",
>> just because xrandr uses 0-3 doesn't make it a good idea ;)
> If this patch is only for touchpad, is there really use for arbitrary degrees?
> -Aapo Rantalainen
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