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RFS [2]: libjinput-java - portable java joystick and gamepad support

Johan Henriksson wrote:
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> Source: libjinput-java
> Section: games
> Priority: extra
> Maintainer: Johan Henriksson <mahogny@areta.org>
> Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 7), java2-compiler
> Standards-Version: 3.8.0
> Homepage: https://jinput.dev.java.net/
> Package: libjinput-java
> Architecture: any
> Depends: ${shlibs:Depends}, ${misc:Depends}, java2-runtime
> Description: JInput is an interface to joysticks and gamepads for java
>  The JInput Project hosts an implementation of an API for game controller
>  discovery and polled input. It is part of a suite of open-source
> technologies
>  initiated by the Game Technology Group at Sun Microsystems with
> intention of
>  making the development of high performance games in Java a reality.
>  .
>  The API itself is pure Java and presents a platform-neutral completely
>  portable model of controller discovery and polling. It can handle arbitrary
>  controllers and returns both human and machine understandable descriptions
>  of the inputs available.
>  .
>  The implementation hosted here also includes plug-ins to allow the API to
>  adapt to various specific platforms. These plug-ins often contain a native
>  code portion to interface to the host system.

Johan Henriksson
MSc Engineering
PhD student, Karolinska Institutet
http://mahogny.areta.org http://www.endrov.net

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