Adding xorg-x11-drv-libinput to the Desktop's set of default packages

Hans de Goede hdegoede at
Mon Jan 12 10:51:50 UTC 2015


On 12-01-15 11:48, drago01 wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 11:47 AM, drago01 <drago01 at> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 11:37 AM, Hans de Goede <hdegoede at> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> As explained here:
>>> We want to move the input stack for xorg over to libinput, the plan
>>> is to do this move gradually, starting with moving GNOME / the
>>> desktop product over.
>>> Upstream GNOME is already working on adding support for
>>> xf86-input-libinput's configuration API, once that lands
>>> xorg-x11-drv-libinput should be added to the Desktop's set of default
>>> packages, hence this mail.
> One question though ... if both libinput and synapics are installed
> which one will X pick? (asking because of upgrades).

xorg-x11-drv-libinput will be preferred over the old evdev / synaptics
drivers if both are installed.



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