[ubuntu-x] Update to xorg-server for proper bluetooth udev handling

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Wed Sep 1 21:34:29 BST 2010

On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 13:03 -0400, Chase Douglas wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 12:46 -0400, Chase Douglas wrote:
> > Hi Chris, Bryce,
> > 
> > The current udev code that parses USB IDs from udev is broken. It
> > doesn't work for USB devices right now, and even if it was fixed up as
> > is it would still be broken for bluetooth devices. This means I can't
> > distinguish between my Apple Magic Trackpad and Bamboo Touch because:
> > 
> > 1. The Apple Magic Trackpad's product name is derived when you configure
> > it in OS X. My trackpad's name in udev is "cndougla's trackpad".
> > 
> > 2. The USB ID of the trackpad would return the USB ID of my bluetooth
> > receiver instead of the ID of the trackpad, if the code were fixed up
> > as-is.
> > 
> > I've pushed a patch upstream and Peter Hutterer has reviewed it. I think
> > it will land in 1.9.1. I've added the patch to the Ubuntu xorg-server
> > package and pushed the change to:
> > 
> > git://git.debian.org/users/corp186-guest/xorg-server.git
> > ubuntu-fix-bt-udev
> > 
> > Please review the changes and upload the new package after beta freeze
> > if all looks well. If you are interested in testing it out, I've pushed
> > a test package to ppa:utouch-team/utouch.
> I forgot to file a bug and reference it in the changelog. I've fixed
> that up now.

The git repo hadn't been updated with the latest xorg-server package in
maverick. I've added it to my repo and rebased my changes on top of it.
I've also pushed the package to ppa:utouch-team/utouch.

Hopefully things should be good this time :).


-- Chase

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