Multiple clicks with touchscreen

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Thu Aug 11 20:59:36 PDT 2011

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:31:20PM -0500, Kerrick Staley wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Peter Hutterer
> <peter.hutterer at> wrote:
> > judging from that, the problem isn't in your config, it seems to be your
> > kernel driver. evtest should show you if you get two events per click
> > instead of one.
> I tried running evtest and then tapping the touchscreen both before
> running xinput (when the problem does not occur) and after running
> xinput (after which the problem does occur). The outputs were nearly
> identical; only the timestamps and the screen positions changed. In both
> cases, there are two "Key" events: one on tap and one on release. Here
> is some evtest output taken after running xinput (the issue was
> occurring when this output was taken):

oh, crud. Now I realise what's going on. Pretty sure you experience

Jeremy, can you pick this up for 1.10 please? we ship it in Fedora, upstream
fixed it differently (but not as easy to backport). I just forgot to
nominate it for you.


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