On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 5:32 AM, Hans de Goede
> On 08-01-15 13:59, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> On 08-01-15 13:31, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> = Proposed System Wide Change: Change xorg input stack to use libinput =
>>>> Change owner(s): Hans de Goede <hdegoede(a)redhat.com>
>>>> Replace the current (low-level) input xorg drivers with libinput using
>>>> xorg-x11-drv-libinput wrapper.
>>> Approved with two caveats: 1) Both GNOME and KDE must be updated by
>>> the contingency date or it goes into effect and 2) the contingency plan
>>> should note that it will may require reverting changes to the control
>>> panels as well.
>>> Hans, could you please update Change page based on FESCo hints?
>> As I already replied to the Fesco meeting Summary mail:
>> WRT to the 2 caveats:
>> 1) As mentioned in the feature page KDE does not need any changes since
>> its mouse settings panel does not talk directly to low level Xorg drivers.
>> 2) The GNOME control panel changes are already done in such a matter
>> that things will keep working with the old xorg-x11-drv-evdev +
>> xorg-x11-drv-synaptics combo, both for other distrosm, as well as some
>> users want to do a manual fallback to the old combo.
>> So I think that no changes are necessary to the wiki page.
> Scrap that, Kevin Kofler pointed me to this post:
> Which I unfortunately missed, so the info I got from KDE upstream is
> not correct because the KDE spin adds an extra component which does
> directly talk to the low level Xorg drivers, and there are plans to
> integrate this into kdebase upstream.
> As a result of this Peter Hutterer and I have been rethinking the
> plans for switching to xorg-x11-drv-libinput for F-22. So now we plan
> to introduce xorg-x11-drv-libinput more carefully / slowly.
> The new plan is to only do this for the Desktop product, and thus for
> the GNOME desktop.
Erm, except there isn't a Desktop product. There's Workstation, which
is actually looking at including KDE as well.
Ah right, sorry I somehow had Desktop product in my head where it should
be Workstation, you're right. As for the impact of installing
xorg-x11-drv-libinput by default on Workstation, lets discuss that further
on the desktop list, I've just replied to your other mail on this there.