events in evdev.c
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Thu Sep 18 10:29:39 PDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 09:24 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Chuck Robey wrote:
> > Sorry, I can't parse what you wrote. You don't know where I heard that Xorg is
> > Linux-only? Is that what you said? My understanding *had been* that Xorg was
> > trying to be compatible with as many Unixes as possible, and specifically avoid
> > being Linux only, which is why seeing the depth of Linuxcode that is in your
> > flagship input driver, evdev, surprised me so. I uderstood, from Peter's mail,
> > that I'm wrong there, and the use of Linux-only ocde in that flagship driver was
> > deliberate. Simply really surprised me, that's all.
> Xorg is not Linux-only, but evdev is. On Solaris & BSD, Xorg uses the
> xf86-input-keyboard & xf86-input-mouse drivers instead.
Both Solaris and BSD have very similar event APIs, afaik, and could
easily have drivers for same. But they don't. Patches gratefully etc.
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