[PD] wacom / gemtablet / hid
ch at chnry.net
Tue Dec 22 21:50:17 CET 2009
thanks for the info,
unfortunatly, linuxevent is not able to open the wacom.
it's just like with hid.
i try to open both /dev/input/wacom and /dev/input/event8 and got an error in pd.
Rich E a écrit :
> I'm not in front of a Linux machine at the moment, but I was using a
> Wacom tablet in linux for the last couple years. [HID] doesn't work
> with calling the symbolic links in /dev/input/. I was able to get the
> tablet to send out data with [hid] by going through the [open $1( with
> all indeces, clicking on [info(, then seeing if it was the tablet. I
> tried various ways to automate this with the output info strings but
> never got anything to work consistently. This, and that I didn't like
> the way control data was output, made me switch back to using
> [linuxevent]. It works just find with [open /dev/input/wacom ( and the
> data is easy to interpret in pd. I attached a (very dirty) patch that I
> used to route the control data with [linuxevent], hope it saves you some
> Tablets don't seem to work well with [hid] in any platform (not in
> windows either, right?), not at all in OS X, the platform I am now on.
> I'm re-writing a general purpose [tablet] external right now that will
> at first only work in OS X, but hopefully it can cover all platforms
> later on down the road. It is just that the API is different for the
> three big ones, mac, linux, and windows.
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 12:12 PM, cyrille henry <ch at chnry.net
> <mailto:ch at chnry.net>> wrote:
> 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
> 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???
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