No mouse acceleration in latest Git

Simon Thum simon.thum at
Fri Nov 26 02:58:12 PST 2010

On 11/25/2010 07:42 AM, Joel Feiner wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 5:44 PM, Simon Thum <simon.thum at> wrote:
>> On 11/23/2010 06:33 AM, Joel Feiner wrote:
>>> Mouse acceleration seems to have gone away as of a week or so ago.  I'm
>> not
>>> sure which component did it and I don't recall when it actually changed
>>> since I use Linux now irregularly and only update once in a while.
>> Yes, It's a known problem originating from the recent masked valuators
>> introduction.  I patched what's obvious but that didn't fix it, so if
>> you want to help out just go ahead ;)
> It does seem to fix it for me.  I just rebuilt from Git this evening after I
> had a chance to reboot into Linux.  Acceleration is now working.
Same here, it seems that one of the other patches in my queue was
stopping the show. Git master is fine again.



>>> I have only one file in my /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d, which is to change some
>>> settings for my Radeon card.  There are not settings for input and I use
>> the
>>> default HAL config (which will probably go away soon as HAL is dead).  My
>>> xorg.0.log is attached but it did not seem to shed any light on the
>> issue.
>>>  Of note is that the Gentoo build of Xorg, which calls itself
>> (as
>>> opposed to the Git build, which calls itself, works just fine.
>>>  The config files are exactly the same when I switch between the two.  So
>>> there must be something wrong with the code.
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