Re: [PATCH 1/4] Input: Add trackpoint doubletap and system debug info keycodes

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On Tue, Apr 09, 2024 at 03:23:52PM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On 09/04/2024 09:31, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > Hi Mark,
> > 
> > On Sun, Mar 24, 2024 at 05:07:58PM -0400, Mark Pearson wrote:
> > > Add support for new input events on Lenovo laptops that need exporting to
> > > user space.
> > > 
> > > Lenovo trackpoints are adding the ability to generate a doubletap event.
> > > Add a new keycode to allow this to be used by userspace.
> > 
> > What is the intended meaning of this keycode? How does it differ from
> > the driver sending BTN_LEFT press/release twice?
> > > 
> > > Lenovo support is using FN+N with Windows to collect needed details for
> > > support cases. Add a keycode so that we'll be able to provide similar
> > > support on Linux.
> > 
> > Is there a userspace consumer for this?
> Funnily enough XKB has had a keysym for this for decades but it's not
> hooked up anywhere due to the way it's pointer keys accessibility
> feature was implemented. Theory is that most of userspace just needs
> to patch the various pieces together for the new evdev code + keysym,
> it's not really any different to handling a volume key (except this
> one needs to be assignable).

What is the keysym? If we can make them relatable to each other that
would be good. Or maybe we could find a matching usage from HID usage



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