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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] Provide a driver for the Apple Magic Mouse
On Tue, 9 Feb 2010, Michael Poole wrote:

> I think this patch is ready for real review. The Magic Mouse requires
> that a driver send an unlock Report(Feature) command, similar to the
> Wacom wireless tablet and Sixaxis controller quirks. This turns on an
> Input Report that isn't published in the input Report descriptor that
> contains touch data (and usually overrides the normal motion and click
> Report).
> Because the mouse has only one switch and no scroll wheel, the driver
> (under control of parameters) emulates a middle button and scroll wheel.
> User space could also ignore and/or re-synthesize those events based on
> the reported events.
> The first patch exports hid_register_report() so the driver can turn on
> the multitouch report. The second patch adds the device ID and the
> driver. Some user-space tools to talk to the mouse directly (that is,
> when it is not associated with the host's HIDP stack) are at
> .

I have applied the driver into apple_magic_mouse branch and merged this
branch into for-next, so it should appear in the upcoming linux-next.


Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.

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