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

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On 4/15/24 9:58 PM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 15, 2024 at 09:50:37PM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 4/15/24 9:40 PM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2024 at 10:48:10PM -0400, Mark Pearson wrote:
>>>> I have a stronger preference to keep the KEY_DOUBLECLICK - that one seems less controversial as a genuine new input event.
>>> Please see my response to Peter's letter. I think it very much depends
>>> on how it will be used (associated with the pointer or standalone as it
>>> is now).
>>> For standalone application, recalling your statement that on Win you
>>> have this gesture invoke configuration utility I would argue for
>>> KEY_CONFIG for it.
>> KEY_CONFIG is already generated by Fn + F# on some ThinkPads to launch
>> the GNOME/KDE control center/panel and I believe that at least GNOME
>> comes with a default binding to map KEY_CONFIG to the control-center.

No when this was added most distros were still using X11 not Wayland so
it was preferable to use KEY_foo symbols with codes below 240.

> Are there devices that use both Fn+# and the doubleclick? Would it be an
> acceptable behavior for the users to have them behave the same?

That is a good question, at least my current ThinkPad does not have
the Fn + F## combo for the control center anymore. So I guess we could
indeed re-use KEY_CONFIG for the double-tap.



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