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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:55 pm    Post subject: What good 2 switch X11 2 libinput? Reply with quote

Not using wayland, wondering if there is any interest/readyness switching LXDE/Openbox/Xorg stack from evdev to libinput in a laptop environment?
Thks 4 ur attention.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What will be the benefit of using libinput instead of evdev?
Guess you mean x11-drivers/xf86-input-libinput, not dev-libs/libinput
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes, despite dev-libs/libinput remains underlying as in:
Code:
* dependency graph for x11-drivers/xf86-input-libinput-0.17.0
 `--  x11-drivers/xf86-input-libinput-0.17.0  [~amd64 keyword]
   `--  dev-libs/libinput-1.2.2  (>=dev-libs/libinput-1.2.0) [~amd64 keyword]
   `--  sys-devel/automake-1.15  (>=sys-devel/automake-1.15) amd64
   `--  sys-devel/autoconf-2.69  (>=sys-devel/autoconf-2.69) amd64
   `--  sys-devel/libtool-2.4.6  (>=sys-devel/libtool-2.4) amd64
   `--  sys-devel/m4-1.4.16  (sys-devel/m4) amd64
   `--  x11-misc/util-macros-1.19.0  (>=x11-misc/util-macros-1.18) amd64
   `--  media-fonts/font-util-1.3.1  (>=media-fonts/font-util-1.2.0) amd64
   `--  virtual/pkgconfig-0-r1  (virtual/pkgconfig) amd64
   `--  x11-proto/inputproto-2.3.1  (x11-proto/inputproto) amd64
   `--  x11-proto/kbproto-1.0.7  (x11-proto/kbproto) amd64
   `--  x11-proto/xproto-7.0.28  (x11-proto/xproto) amd64
   `--  x11-base/xorg-server-1.17.4  (x11-base/xorg-server) [~amd64 keyword]  [xorg]
[ x11-drivers/xf86-input-libinput-0.17.0 stats: packages (13), max depth (1) ]
Thks 4 ur attention, interest & support.
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