[PD] wacom / gemtablet / hid

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Dec 22 20:18:33 CET 2009

[hid] uses the input.h struct, which the /dev/input/event* devices  
give.  I don't know what /dev/input/wacom outputs.  Try using an /dev/ 
input/event* device.


On Dec 21, 2009, at 3:12 AM, cyrille henry wrote:

> hello
> few years go, i used a wacom with the [gemtablet] object. this was  
> working perfectly.
> but i now realize that this object is no more part of Gem (since 3  
> years).
> the dummy object that replace it say that one must use hid instead.
> so did i.
> but i failed making it work.
> i'm using linux and hid from pd svn.
> i send a "open /dev/input/wacom" message to the hid object, and get  
> as only answer : info: open 0
> info: device 0
> if i start pooling, then the wacom did not work anymore, and i have  
> to reboot the computer to make it work again.
> playing a bit more with that object made pd to crash.
> any suggestion to make my wacom work with hid?
> any other object that could get data from a wacom?
> or should i try to get the old sources of gemtablet to compile  
> again???
> thanks
> Cyrille
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