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Re: Joystick as Pointer

Samuel Thibault, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 23:11:14 +0200, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 23:01:32 +0200, a écrit :
> > Robert Norton, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 19:12:41 +0100, a écrit :
> > > Is there a package that will allow me to use a standard joystick to
> > > control the mouse pointer?
> > 
> > This has been in XFree86 and X.org for long: the js_x driver IIRC. And
> > yes this is an input driver like others.
> Hum, sorry, this is not js_x. Can't find it any more. But I do remember
> using my joystick to mouse the pointer with XFree86 3.3.

Googling xfree86 joystick gives some insight: there indeed used to be a
joystick driver, mentioned in http://www.xfree86.org/3.3.6/xinput3.html
But it wasn't maintained and most probably removed since. You may yet
want to get that source code back and maintain it.


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