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Re: Running ginn and uTouch-geis on Gentoo
2011/3/23 Chase Douglas <chase.douglas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> 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,
> > >
> > <
> > 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:
> > <
> > The 500 level patches are for the input related work. 500_xi2.1.patch
> > 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
> > gesture support at this time.
> > Please note that in our next cycle of work we will be moving the
> > stack to the client side of X, meaning no patches against the X
> > 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!
I am making good progress, but I am currently stuck at compiling the patched
xorg-server. The 500_xi2.1.patch highers the required version of inputproto
to 22.214.171.124. But I do'nt find anything about this version.
What I already did with inputproto was, that I applied the changes from