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Re: new package to enable mouse button emulation



Hmmm, yes this is probably the way to go. I guess you could argue that
not everyone wants the emulation, but since its just an extra shell
script its hardly that much bloat. I'll intergrate it into powerpc-utils
and send a patch later this week.

* Daniel Jacobowitz (dan@debian.org) wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 07:39:43PM -0500, Eric Dorland wrote:
> > Hmm, the subject kinda of says it all. I wrote a init script and 
> > debconf scripts to enable 3 mouse button emulation for the newer kernels
> > with input layer support. It took me a while to figure out how to do
> > this when i install debian on my G3, and this package would save people
> > the trouble i went through.
> > 
> > It still needs a little cleaning up, and i need someone to sponsor it,
> > since I'm still waiting for DAM approval. Also, its currently called
> > powerpc-mouse, which i think is a pretty bad name. Maybe apple-mice?
> > What does everyone think?
> 
> I'd suggest adding this to powerpc-utils (which should really be called
> powermac-utils...).  File a wishlist bug with a patch if you want, and
> I'll see about doing it.  I'd really rather not have a proliferation of
> packages with just init and debconf scripts!
> 
> 
> Dan
> 
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> |       Daniel Jacobowitz        |__|        SCS Class of 2002       |
> |   Debian GNU/Linux Developer    __    Carnegie Mellon University   |
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> 
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