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Re: GPM and clickpad devices

Bill Allombert, le Tue 08 Oct 2013 23:44:26 +0200, a écrit :
> Is there other people still using gpm intensively (the console mouse selection
> system) ?

Not very intensively, but I do use it when I don't start X.

> GPM does not support 'clickpads' found in newer laptop (there is no button
> available for pasting).  The problem is that /dev/input/mice only report a
> single button, and gpm need at least two.

Fortunately, I don't happen to have the issue.

> I do not know if there any chance for the kernel to be fixed to report more
> than one button.

I guess it is possible, but needs somebody motivated enough to actually
work on the fix.

We might discuss about it at high-square some time :)


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