Creating a touch screen driver

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Thu Sep 25 16:35:39 PDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 03:19:51PM +0200, Søren Hauberg wrote:
> [...] now I guess I'll  have to write an X driver that'll handle the
> touchscreen. The kernel module I'm targeting is using evdev, so that's the
> API I'll be working against.
>   So, my question is: should I attempt to extend the X11 evdev driver,

yes please. as long as you can keep the parts you need generic (i.e. not
restricted to your screen) evdev is the way to go.

I'll be happy to take patches.


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