Subject: XFree86 4.x and wsmouse (was: Re: CVS bloat?)
To: Andrew Brown , Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Richard Rauch <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/11/2001 19:49:31
FWIW: I installed the 4.0 (not even 4.0.1) XFree86 binaries last August on
NetBSD 1.5_ALPHA.  wsmouse support was present back then (even before
Fredereick Bruckman's cited 4.0.1).

What was missing was autoconfiguration support for wsmouse.  But I've
tramped through the XFree86 config files a few times (not extensively; I'm
by no means an expert; (^&).  Manually setting it to use wsmouse was
straightforward, and worked nicely.

It would be nice if autoconfiguration would find the wsmouse interface, if

  "I probably don't know what I'm talking about."