Testers needed: KDE kcm_touchpad libinput support

Rajeesh K V rajeeshknambiar at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 21:15:08 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 7:45 AM, Peter Hutterer
<peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> Please add this copr
> https://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/whot/kcm_touchpad/

KF5 based builds with libinput support are available in the copr

> Please review this branch:
> https://github.com/whot/kcm_touchpad/tree/wip/libinput-support
> Please test this on F21 and F22
> Please monitor and report issues in this bug here:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1184713
> Please send beer. No? oh well, was worth a try... :)
> Anwyay, I've tested this on F21 and with xorg/libinput bits equiv to
> rawhide and it works for both. As I point out in the bug:
> "Note that we need to keep supporting both synaptics and libinput. libinput
> has less knobs to tweak, so a large portion of the UI is now disabled.
> Long-term upstream KDE should reconsider the design of the kcm_touchpad
> module to accommodate for both drivers, but for now I think this will do.
> Also note that disable-while-typing is disabled because libinput does it
> automatically (or something very similar anyway).
> Also note that the Fedora 20 libinput version does not support switching
> scroll methods, so that'll be permanently disabled in the GUI (but enabled
> on the touchpad). And edge scrolling is only available on single-touch
> touchpads, so that's permanently disabled in the GUI too."
> So this is the classic 90% case to make things work. A bit of polish is
> needed but I'd like for upstream to help out with that.
> Cheers,
>    Peter


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