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Re: Running ginn and uTouch-geis on Gentoo


On 03/23/2011 05:53 AM, Andreas Willich wrote:
> 2011/3/21 Chase Douglas <chase.douglas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto: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
>     <mailto:stephen.webb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
>     >>>
>     >>> Do you have the modified evdev plugin for the x.org
>     <http://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 <http://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/
>     <http://bazaar.launchpad.net/%7Eubuntu-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 ;-)

I am hopeful that we will have the utouch stack running client side in a
few months. It almost certainly will be done by the time Ubuntu 11.10 is
released in October.

Let us know if you have any issues with the porting. Good Luck!

-- Chase

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