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From: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
To: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <andr2000@gmail.com>
Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>,
	xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org, linux-input@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, lyan@suse.com,
	boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com, andrii_chepurnyi@epam.com,
	Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Input: xen-kbdfront - allow better run-time configuration
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:53:25 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180423185325.GB66646@dtor-ws> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2bff035e-303e-d644-5f51-5e64150c097c@gmail.com>

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 02:44:19PM +0300, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
> On 04/19/2018 02:25 PM, Juergen Gross wrote:
> > On 18/04/18 17:04, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
> > > From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
> > > 
> > > It is now only possible to control if multi-touch virtual device
> > > is created or not (via the corresponding XenStore entries),
> > > but keyboard and pointer devices are always created.
> > Why don't you want to go that route for keyboard and mouse, too?
> > Or does this really make no sense?
> Well, I would prefer not to touch anything outside Linux and
> this driver. And these settings seem to be implementation specific.
> So, this is why introduce Linux module parameters and don't extend
> the kbdif protocol.

Why do you consider this implementation specific? How other guests
decide to forego creation of relative pointer device or keyboard-like
device?

You already have "features" for absolute pointing device and multitouch,
so please extend the protocol properly so you indeed do not code
something implementation-specific (i.e. module parameters).

Thanks.

-- 
Dmitry

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-04-23 18:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-18 15:04 Oleksandr Andrushchenko
2018-04-19 11:25 ` Juergen Gross
2018-04-19 11:44   ` Oleksandr Andrushchenko
2018-04-19 12:52     ` Juergen Gross
2018-04-19 13:01       ` Oleksandr Andrushchenko
2018-04-19 13:10         ` [Xen-devel] " Jason Andryuk
2018-04-19 13:12           ` Oleksandr Andrushchenko
2018-04-19 13:19             ` Juergen Gross
2018-04-19 13:22               ` Oleksandr Andrushchenko
2018-04-23 18:53     ` Dmitry Torokhov [this message]
2018-04-24  5:55       ` Oleksandr Andrushchenko
2018-04-26 19:16         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2018-04-26 19:27           ` Oleksandr Andrushchenko

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