Information missing in Xinput2

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Tue May 2 03:18:12 UTC 2017

On Mon, May 01, 2017 at 03:42:03PM -0400, Yuxuan Shui wrote:
> Hi,
> In XI1, we can get the type of a device through XListInputDevices ->
> XDeviceInfo -> type. Which gives a list of options like touchpad, mouse,
> touchscreen, etc.
> In XI2, there's no equivalent.
> Am I forced to use XI1 for this purpose?

yes, sorry. That type doesn't exist in XI2.


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