Subject: Re: Breaking binary compatibility for /dev/joy
To: Jared D. McNeill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 04/17/2002 17:41:00
> On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> > I was thinking about something like this too. However, is it
> > possible to find out if you have two joysticks or one joystick
> > with two axes and 4 buttons?
> You could easily find out if one or two joysticks are connected. Force 2
> button mode if two joysticks are connected, and 4-button mode if one is
How would you find out if it's two joysticks with one wheel and two buttons
each, or one joystick with two wheels and 4 buttons? Does the hardware
report this any way?
> How about:
> game* at isapnp?
> joy* at game?
Yep, this is sounds fine :)
Jaromir Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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