synaptics driver for xorg: new feature
macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 17:33:22 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 13:29 -0400, Michael R. Head wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 13:12 -0400, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 19:02 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> > > hi,
> > > Am Dienstag, den 29.04.2008, 09:36 -0700 schrieb Ted Gould:
> > > > On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 23:28 +0300, Aapo Rantalainen wrote:
> > > > > Hi, I made new feature in synaptics driver for xorg
> > > > > (xserver-xorg-input-synaptics) and I want share it to all.
> > > >
> > > > That looks like a good idea. Is it possible to integrate it so that it
> > > > will automatically follow the xrandr direction? It seems that it would
> > > > be better if people only had to issue one command to rotate both the
> > > > display and the trackpad.
> > > unlikely since it requires SHMConfig enabled by default in xorg which we
> > > wont do by default since it rips open quite a security hole (everyone,
> > > even remotely logged in people can change the trackpad settings for the
> > > locally logged in user).
> > Is there any way at all that synclient could be made to not require
> > SHMConfig?
> Alternatively, is it possible to add a graphical way to enable SHMConfig
> in gsynaptics or the Mouse capplets (possibly requiring an X restart)?
Well, yes, it's annoying that GSynaptics prompts for that, but given the
security implications, I think it'd be better if we had another way to
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