tap-to-click feedback

C. Scott Ananian cscott at laptop.org
Thu Apr 15 17:06:47 EDT 2010

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> On 15 April 2010 11:40, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Sebastian Silva
>> <sebastian at fuentelibre.org> wrote:
>>> BTW how do you disable it?
>> Yeah -- can we disable it easily on F11 builds?
> (speaking only for XO) No. We would have to change mouse driver which
> introduces a handful of regressions, will need some real effort to
> resolve. See the discussions earlier in the thread.
> The most realistic quick-fix option I can think of is adding a small
> hack into the psmouse driver in the OLPC kernel, which sends the
> single command needed to disable tap-to-click. Last time I looked at
> this code I remember thinking that this would be quite easy, since the
> more-powerful synaptics driver doesn't actually change the mode of the
> mouse, it just takes advantage of a whole load of non-standard
> commands.

See http://cscott.net/Projects/Synaptics/


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