[PD] hid object does not work for wacom tablet under Linux

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Sat Feb 18 20:36:57 CET 2012

[hid] on Linux relies on a /dev/input/event* devices.  If that device does not provide a /dev/input/event* device, then [hid] can't read it.  One possibility is that you are using an X driver for that tablet, so not a /dev/input/event* device.


On Feb 18, 2012, at 8:34 AM, Sylvain Hanneton wrote:

> Hello,
> I try to capture the data from my Bamboo touch wacom tablet with the HID object.
> Everything is ok except the polling of the data.
> The tablet works fine with X. I can see the data with the xidump command line tool.
> I think that the input events are provided only to the X event queue and not to the hid system of pd.
> I'm certainly not alone to be in that situation.
> Thank you !
> PS : My linux is Ubuntu Lucid 10.04
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