Does touchpads have buttons?

Søren Hauberg hauberg at
Mon Sep 29 01:12:57 PDT 2008

2008/9/29 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at>:
> I'd say that most if not all touchpads have a physical button too, so no button would probably be a good indicator for a touchscreen.

Thanks! So, I guess something like the attached patch could be used to
handle the two types of devices differently.

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