Rick Stevens ricks at
Tue Jul 5 22:50:00 UTC 2011

On 07/05/2011 02:39 PM, DJ Delorie wrote:
> Rick Stevens <ricks at> writes:
>> I'd bring up xevent or whatever and push/pull/poke/twist, take note of
>> what events it generates and do your own thing.
> At this point, I'm still wondering if ANYTHING would show up in xevent
> :-)
> I know XInput can handle a larger numbers of buttons.  Can it handle
> more than two motion channels?  I know they won't map to the X cursor's
> X,Y location, but still, if that's what the spaceball is producing...

As I said, try it and see. You might want to try xev.  It shows motion
events and the lot. You should be able to get anything the beastie
spits out.
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