for thinkpad lovers - thinkpad-trackpoint-scroll

Przemek Klosowski przemek.klosowski at
Tue May 29 16:08:18 UTC 2012

On 05/29/2012 03:21 AM, Vít Ondruch wrote:
> Dne 29.5.2012 08:57, Matthias Runge napsal(a):
>> On 29/05/12 08:24, Peter Hutterer wrote:
>>> Hi Adrian,
>>> Drop this in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-wheel-emulation.conf and it will be
>>> persistent. I don't think we need a separate rpm for this.
>>> Cheers,
>>>     Peter
>> +1
>> I don't think, we need a config-only package. Configuration in fedora is
>> IMHO left to the user. I think, this configuration snippet should be
>> dropped somewhere in the wiki as good example how to configure Xorg....
>> The other problem, I see is, that there's no (real) upstream, and esp.
>> no issue tracker (other than bugzilla).
> 1) It should work out of the box, i.e. it should be default behavior of
> track point
> 2) I see no reason why I should drop any configuration file manually
> anywhere
> 3) If the gpointing-device-settings package would be working, I would
> not need any of the above

Right, so the configuration program needs to be fixed--configuration by 
installing RPMs is not the right solution. Installing config file tweaks 
by hand is just a short term fix and it doesn't make it any better if 
it's manual, package-based or some sort of file-fixing script.

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