Subject: Re: Breaking binary compatibility for /dev/joy
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/17/2002 02:36:59
On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> I've added 4-button support to the analog joystick driver, but that
> required adding two more items to struct joystick (for the two extra
> buttons).

Why just go to 4, not something like 16 or 32?

Looking at X, it seems the idea of supporting 5 buttons is not enough on
some modern mice which have two wheels (which count as two buttons
each) plus three buttons (i.e. 7 buttons).

 - Hubert

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