[RFC PATCH] Add XI_PROP_ROTATION property to the server's properties.

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue Mar 22 22:55:14 PDT 2011

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 02:37:40PM +0900, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:13:55 +1000, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> > Having rotation support has been a feature requested for a while
> > now. Now we've had two independent implementations happen within quite a
> > short timeframe, one in synaptics, one in evdev (and wacom has had it's own
> > implementation for a while). So the question is now, how to do this best.
> How does this relate to the RandR 1.4 sprite transforms?

If I understand the randrproto correctly, randr sprite transform happen
after the input device rotation and are somewhat connected to the CRTC

Do they solve the case of "this hardware has a sensor offset of 36 degrees
counterclockwise, so we need to rotate any input by this amount"?


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