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Re: Running ginn and uTouch-geis on Gentoo


2011/3/21 Chase Douglas <chase.douglas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> On 03/19/2011 09:31 AM, Stephen M. Webb wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-03-19 at 11:35 +0100, Andreas Willich wrote:
> >> 2011/3/19 Stephen M. Webb <stephen.webb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>
> >>> Do you have the modified evdev plugin for the x.org server, the one
> >>> implementing the XCB gesture protocol and containing the grail gesture
> >>> recognizer?
> >>>
> >>> Ah, this is the puzzle piece that is missing.
> >> Where do I find the patches for that?
> >
> > The utouch-grail gesture recognizer project can be found at
> > <https://launchpad.net/utouch-grail>.
> >
> > The patch for the x.org evdev plugin can be found in the source package,
> > <
> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/natty/+source/xserver-xorg-input-evdev/1:2.6.0-1ubuntu10>.
>  It is also in the maverick source package, and there may be a source repo
> for it somewhere, but we build it as a patch to the upstream source.  I
> imagine this is preferable for Gentoo, too.
> There's also the patches for the X server:
> http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/natty/xorg-server/natty/files/head:/debian/patches/
> The 500 level patches are for the input related work. 500_xi2.1.patch is
> a first approach implementation of XInput 2.1 that is in Natty right
> now. It will not be used going forward, however, so I don't recommend
> porting it to gentoo unless you want to be on the extremely bleeding
> edge like us :). The other two patches are the ones necessary for uTouch
> gesture support at this time.
> Please note that in our next cycle of work we will be moving the uTouch
> stack to the client side of X, meaning no patches against the X server
> or any input modules will be needed going forward.
> Thanks!
> -- Chase

Thanks for the link to the x server patches.
Do you have a plan where the move of the uTouch Stack to the client side
will be finished or the first results are available?
If not, I will start porting this patches to gentoo, becaue I want to be on
the bleeding edge ;-)


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