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Re: evdev and Emulate3Buttons

On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 09:56:47AM +0100, Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> i have been bug hunting in X in connection with warp@d.o event
> interface (available with 2.6 kernel) and his X driver to that,
> which is in experimental.
> the problem was that the "button depress" event was deferred
> untill the "button release" event occured. as a consequence,
> everything which had to to with dragging the mouse (marking text,
> moving windows...) did not work.
> i followed the signal through the layers and the deferral happend
> in the Emulate3Buttons section, where the events are generated.
> i think that was in
> ./xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/common/xf86Xinput.c
> the problem does not occure if the Emulate3Buttons optionis not
> specified in the config file. everything works as expected.
> it would be good if this was documented somewhere, and if someone
> else could varify that this works as described above.  Zephaniah
> and me are both not sure why this is not triggered with normal
> mice drivers, too.

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Is Emulate3Buttons broken with evdev even if only a 2-button mouse is

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