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SubjectRe: 2.6.36/2.6.37: broken compatibility with userspace input-utils ?
On 11-01-25 09:00 PM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 03:29:14PM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 05:22:09PM -0500, Mark Lord wrote:
>>> On 11-01-25 05:00 PM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>>>> Em 25-01-2011 18:54, Dmitry Torokhov escreveu:
..
>>>>> That has been done as well; we have 2 new ioctls and kept 2 old ioctls.
>>>
>>> That's the problem: you did NOT keep the two old ioctls().
>>> Those got changed too.. so now we have four NEW ioctls(),
>>> none of which backward compatible with userspace.
>>>
>>
>> Please calm down. This, in fact, is not new vs old ioctl problem but
>> rather particular driver (or rather set of drivers) implementation
>> issue. Even if we drop the new ioctls and convert the RC code to use the
>> old ones you'd be observing the same breakage as RC code responds with
>> -EINVAL to not-yet-established mappings.
>>
>> I'll see what can be done for these drivers; I guess we could supply a
>> fake KEY_RESERVED entry for not mapped scancodes if there are mapped
>> scancodes "above" current one. That should result in the same behavior
>> for RCs as before.
>>
>
> I wonder if the patch below is all that is needed...


Nope. Does not work here:

$ lsinput
protocol version mismatch (expected 65536, got 65537)



>Input: ir-keymap - return KEY_RESERVED for unknown mappings
>
>Do not respond with -EINVAL to EVIOCGKEYCODE for not-yet-mapped scancodes,
>but rather return KEY_RESERVED.
>
>This fixes breakage with Ubuntu's input-kbd utility that stopped returning
>full keymaps for remote controls.
>
>Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@mail.ru>
>---
>
> drivers/media/IR/ir-keytable.c | 28 +++++++++++++++++-----------
> 1 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>
>
>diff --git a/drivers/media/IR/ir-keytable.c b/drivers/media/IR/ir-keytable.c
>index f60107c..c4645d7 100644
>--- a/drivers/media/IR/ir-keytable.c
>+++ b/drivers/media/IR/ir-keytable.c
>@@ -374,21 +374,27 @@ static int ir_getkeycode(struct input_dev *dev,
> index = ir_lookup_by_scancode(rc_tab, scancode);
> }
>
>- if (index >= rc_tab->len) {
>- if (!(ke->flags & INPUT_KEYMAP_BY_INDEX))
>- IR_dprintk(1, "unknown key for scancode 0x%04x\n",
>- scancode);
>+ if (index < rc_tab->len) {
>+ entry = &rc_tab->scan[index];
>+
>+ ke->index = index;
>+ ke->keycode = entry->keycode;
>+ ke->len = sizeof(entry->scancode);
>+ memcpy(ke->scancode, &entry->scancode, sizeof(entry->scancode));
>+
>+ } else if (!(ke->flags & INPUT_KEYMAP_BY_INDEX)) {
>+ /*
>+ * We do not really know the valid range of scancodes
>+ * so let's respond with KEY_RESERVED to anything we
>+ * do not have mapping for [yet].
>+ */
>+ ke->index = index;
>+ ke->keycode = KEY_RESERVED;
>+ } else {
> retval = -EINVAL;
> goto out;
> }
>
>- entry = &rc_tab->scan[index];
>-
>- ke->index = index;
>- ke->keycode = entry->keycode;
>- ke->len = sizeof(entry->scancode);
>- memcpy(ke->scancode, &entry->scancode, sizeof(entry->scancode));
>-
> retval = 0;
>
> out:


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