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Mouse Driver, Evdev, Xorg SDK Problems



I bought a mouse to-day with (in X terms) ten buttons. To use all of them, I need the evdev driver (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=1745 (be ware: that is a direct link to the download)). I have found this out from http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/wfsection/article.php?articleid=46. They say that to use this driver, I need Xorg SDK. Apparently, I do not yet have it, for running the
./configure --prefix=/usr/X11R6 --with-xorg-sdk=/usr/X11R6/lib/Server
for the evdev driver gives

checking for valid Xorg SDK... configure: error: Unable to find xf86Version.h under /usr/X11R6/lib/Server/include and /usr/X11R6/lib/Server/xc/include

I googled it and found a post indicating that I needed to get the source of Xorg, then do a make install.sdk (possibly doing make World first).

Doing make World resulted in errors. Doing make install.sdk also resulted in errors. And, as I wrote above, doing
./configure --prefix=/usr/X11R6 --with-xorg-sdk=/usr/X11R6/lib/Server

results in errors.

What further information, if any, do I need to provide to reach a satisfactory conclusion? What, in essence, do I have to do to make this work?

I thank you kindly in advance.

(Note: The mouse comes with either PS/2 or USB. Which is better?)

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