Testers needed: KDE kcm_touchpad libinput support
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sun Feb 1 21:29:50 UTC 2015
On Sun, Feb 01, 2015 at 10:15:08PM +0100, Rajeesh K V wrote:
> 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
Thank Rajeesh, much appreciated!
Unless there are disasterous issues with these, we'll pull the switch for
rawhide very soon and switch to the libinput xorg driver as default driver.
So if you're on KDE it's in your interest to try these out.
> > 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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