Can mouse buttons be mapped higher than physical count?

Daniel Stone daniel at
Thu Apr 12 08:14:02 PDT 2007

On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 04:07:49PM +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
> >> If I try and use ButtonMapping in xorg.conf, it will use the same 
> >> ButtonMapping for both mice, even though they both have separate 
> >> ButtonMappings.
> > 
> > This has been fixed in xserver git, which will become xserver 1.4.
> If this is simple fix, why not add it to 1.3 or is it too late in the
> day for that?

It's actually quite the complicated fix, and I'm not convinced that I
can add it to 1.3 without breaking various semantics people rely on.
Plus, it's the least of 1.3's input problems.

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