[PD] Filtering HID data under Linux

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu Apr 7 05:42:34 CEST 2005

Also, search the archive for this list.  We recently discussed  
specifically how to do this with mice.


On Apr 6, 2005, at 5:39 PM, Christian Klippel wrote:

> hi jamie,
> Am Mittwoch 06 April 2005 23:07 schrieb Jamie Bullock:
>> Dear list,
>> Does anyone know of a way to filter HID data under Linux so that it  
>> can
>> be received by PD, but not by the X server? Is there a way to get the
>> server to ignore data from a specific HID number? I am using a Wacom
>> Volito tablet with PD, but of course it keeps control of the cursor.
>> FC3/2.6.10, X11R6.8.2.
> what is you xf86 config for the input stuff ?
> basically, just removing the "sendcoreevents" option should be enough.
> but, if you use something like /dev/input/mice for your general (i.e.  
> actually
> used for x) mouse, it may be neccesarry to give your mouse the real  
> device in
> the input section (because tablets can alsi act as "mice" too,
> and /dev/input/mice combines _all_ such devices into one single device)
>> Thanks.
>> Jamie
> hope that helped,
> chris
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