[PATCH synaptics v5 00/18] Clickpad patches

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Tue Mar 13 09:54:53 PDT 2012

On 03/12/2012 11:37 PM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> New additions since v4:
> - middle button emulation disabled on clickpads. You can enable it later if
>   you feel like it. aim for the right foot, it hurts more.
> - some cleanup patches that I didn't really end up needing, but, well, now
>   that they're here might as well merge them (02-05)
> - ClickFingers now only works on button press, not on any event. This breaks
>   current functionality, one can press the left button, then do a two-finger
>   tap to get a right click. That breaks, now you have to press after putting
>   the fingers down (which is the documented behaviour anyway). 
> - the BTN_EMULATED_FLAG is a hack to get 1.6 out the door, the driver needs
>   a rewrite. the hw state handling is painful.
> - ClickFinger action vs click-and-drag action is now guessed on finger
>   distance (11/18). if we all had touchpads that didn't lie about their
>   size, the distance wouldn't be hardcoded.
> - soft button area is initialised for clickpads only. I don't want to
>   support soft buttons if you have real physical buttons.

It all looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Chase Douglas <chase.douglas at canonical.com>

Do you plan to enable the right soft button area for non-apple clickpads
by default? That would require us knowing the brand of a trackpad, which
I'm not sure we do yet.

-- Chase

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