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    SubjectRe: 2.6.36/2.6.37: broken compatibility with userspace input-utils ?
    On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 02:33:17PM -0500, Mark Lord wrote:
    > On 11-01-26 12:32 PM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
    > > Em 26-01-2011 13:05, Mark Lord escreveu:
    > ..
    > >> Nope. Does not work here:
    > >>
    > >> $ lsinput
    > >> protocol version mismatch (expected 65536, got 65537)
    > >
    > > You need to relax the version test at the tree. As I said before, this is
    > > a development tool from the early RC days, bound to work with one specific
    > > version of the API, and programmed by purpose to fail if there would by any
    > > updates at the Input layer.
    > ..
    >
    > As I said before, I personally have done that on my copy here.
    > But that's not what this thread is about.
    >
    > This thread is about broken userspace courtesy of these changes.
    > So I am testing with the original userspace binary here,
    > and it still fails. And will continue to fail until that regression is fixed.

    I do not consider lsinput refusing to work a regression. The tool
    claims to work with particular protocol version and it is tool's choice.

    Shall I write a utility that checks kernel version and only works with
    2.6.37 and yell when we release 2.6.38?

    --
    Dmitry


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