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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] autodetection of multitouch devices
    On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 11:25:38PM +0200, Benjamin Tissoires wrote:
    > On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 22:32, Stéphane Chatty <chatty@enac.fr> wrote:
    > >
    > > Le 26 sept. 2011 à 16:47, Jiri Kosina a écrit :
    > >
    > >> On Mon, 26 Sep 2011, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
    > >>
    > >>>>> These two patches finally enable the kernel to handle multitouch devices correctly.
    > >>>>> If a device presents in its report descriptors the usage Contact ID, then it is considered as
    > >>>>> a multitouch device and handled by hid-multitouch.
    > >>>>
    > >>>> Hi Banjamin,
    > >>>>
    > >>>> thanks a lot for working on this. I have now queued the patches in my
    > >>>> tree.
    > >>>
    > >>> Hi Benjamin,
    > >>>
    > >>> Late as it seems, here are a couple of questions:
    > >>>
    > >>> 1. How was this tested? By removing all white-listed devices in
    > >>> hid-multitouch.c to see if the usual suspects are still picked up?
    >
    > Well, nearly all the devices that has been included since March passed
    > the first patch (I had it in my queue since a long time).
    > For now, only Stantum products are known to not work with this patch
    > if we remove them from hid_have_special_driver.

    I see, thanks.

    > As for the blacklist problem, we also know that this is not very
    > beautiful, but we are working on a better solution. For the moment, it
    > just allows people to have their device working out of the box
    > (crossing fingers).

    It is great that you share a working solution for most cases, but it
    does not look like mainline material yet, does it. A clean solution
    should probably modify the driver selection mechanism on a deeper
    level, or at least make use of the current whitelist.

    Thanks,
    Henrik
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