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SubjectRe: 2.6.36/2.6.37: broken compatibility with userspace input-utils ?
On 02/02/2011 11:58 AM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 09:31:08AM -0500, Chase Douglas wrote:
>> On 01/23/2011 12:03 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
>>> As of the 2.6.36 kernel, the userspace commands lsinput and input-kbd
>>> no longer work. And if I grab newer/patched versions of those from the latest
>>> Ubuntu 10.10, then those newer/patched versions do not work with kernels
>>> *before* 2.6.36.
>>
>> I planned on taking another look at this before we release Ubuntu 11.04
>> at the end of April. That doesn't prevent someone else from helping out
>> :), but I'll make sure the utility is working again if not.
>>
>
> Here you go:
>
> From dbe48c8044987da6e64036fa3f36d7b2826994d5 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 22:06:10 -0800
> Subject: [PATCH 1/2] Do not require exact version of EVDEV protocol, we can work with
> other versions too.
>
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>

Yeah that's the easy part :). I need to find time to go through the
packaging and bug handling churn...

Thanks,

-- Chase


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