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Re: Ubuntu Multitouch Kernel Driver Development - Details and testing


On 11/11/2011 03:54 AM, Nuno Santos wrote:
> Ok thanks,
> I have the device working as a working pointer device as well now. Nice! :)
> One more questions arises at this point. What is the best way of 
> communicating with the device now?
> I have a control panel that needs to change settings and instruct the 
> driver to perform actions on the device.
> My first try while developing this driver started with a simple usb 
> driver example. That example had implemented the file open and close, 
> write and read of the device thru the file system.
> Should I use that same mechanism? Or is there any other way of doing it, 
> more appropriated for an input device?

To follow up, this question has been discussed on the linux-input
mailing list where more knowledgeable people on the kernel<->userspace
interaction layer have provided feedback.

-- Chase