xf86-input-synaptics:master: 1 commit(s)

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Sep 11 13:01:33 PDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 04:42:14AM +0930, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> My understanding of the spec is that it is merely a hint what the device is.
> As you say, this may only be useful for a few things but I don't believe that
> it should serve to expose which driver is running.
> In theory, any device-specific modifications should respone with appropriate
> error codes if the modification cannot be performed. Think of DeviceControls,
> they both provide appropriate errors if you're trying to change on that isn't
> there. Furthermore, there are quite a few settings that are provided by
> multiple drivers anyway.

Sure, but we can glean quite a bit of information from the hardware
manufacturer and HID capability tables. :)

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