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From: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
To: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <andr2000@gmail.com>,
	xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org, linux-input@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com,
	lyan@suse.com, boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com
Cc: andrii_chepurnyi@epam.com,
	Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Input: xen-kbdfront - allow better run-time configuration
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:52:02 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c833ab0d-746c-c734-3dbe-e02ae7951d1d@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2bff035e-303e-d644-5f51-5e64150c097c@gmail.com>

On 19/04/18 13:44, 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.
>>> In some cases this is not desirable. For example, if virtual
>>> keyboard device is exposed to Android then the latter won't
>>> automatically show on-screen keyboard as it expects that a
>>> physical keyboard device can be used for typing.
>>>
>>> Make it possible to configure which virtual devices are created
>>> with module parameters:
>>>    - no_ptr_dev=1 if no pointer device needs to be created
>>>    - no_kbd_dev=1 if no keyboard device needs to be created
>>> Keep old behavior by default.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>>> <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>> Suggested-by: Andrii Chepurnyi <andrii_chepurnyi@epam.com>
>>> Tested-by: Andrii Chepurnyi <andrii_chepurnyi@epam.com>
>>> ---
>>>   drivers/input/misc/xen-kbdfront.c | 159 +++++++++++++++++-------------
>>>   1 file changed, 92 insertions(+), 67 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/input/misc/xen-kbdfront.c
>>> b/drivers/input/misc/xen-kbdfront.c
>>> index d91f3b1c5375..a3306aad40b0 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/input/misc/xen-kbdfront.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/input/misc/xen-kbdfront.c
>>> @@ -51,6 +51,16 @@ module_param_array(ptr_size, int, NULL, 0444);
>>>   MODULE_PARM_DESC(ptr_size,
>>>       "Pointing device width, height in pixels (default 800,600)");
>>>   +static unsigned int no_ptr_dev;
>>> +module_param(no_ptr_dev, uint, 0);
>> Use type invbool instead?
> Hm, better bool then? invbool will require parameter name change to
> something like "with_ptr_dev" which might confuse, e.g.
> default was to go with pointer device, now we have with_ptr_dev
> module parameter: do I now need to set it to preserve the old behavior?
> The answer is no (because of invbool), but you have to dig for it.
> 
> Will bool work for you?

As long as the default won't change from today: yes.


Juergen

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-19 12:52 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 [this message]
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
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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