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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 2/2] Input: cros-ec-keyb - Expose function row physical map to userspace
On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 12:24:30PM -0800, Philip Chen wrote:
> The top-row keys in a keyboard usually have dual functionalities.
> E.g. A function key "F1" is also an action key "Browser back".
>
> Therefore, when an application receives an action key code from
> a top-row key press, the application needs to know how to correlate
> the action key code with the function key code and do the conversion
> whenever necessary.
>
> Since the userpace already knows the key scanlines (row/column)
> associated with a received key code. Essentially, the userspace only
> needs a mapping between the key row/column and the matching physical
> location in the top row.
>
> So, enhance the cros-ec-keyb driver to create such a mapping
> and expose it to userspace in the form of a function_row_physmap
> attribute. The attribute would be a space separated ordered list of
> row/column codes for the keys in the function row, in a left-to-right
> order.
>
> The attribute will only be present when the device has a custom design
> for the top-row keys.
>
> Signed-off-by: Philip Chen <philipchen@chromium.org>

Applied, thank you.

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Dmitry

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