Usage of ivi_input interface

Friedrich, Eugen (ADITG/SW1) efriedrich at de.adit-jv.com
Wed Mar 29 07:12:24 EDT 2017


Hello Jacobo,

Please refer to the 
https://at.projects.genivi.org/wiki/display/WIE/10.+Getting+Started+with+new+Input+Handling+APIs

some of the content is outdated (e.g. mentioned version of ilm libraries) but it should give the overview


Best regards

Eugen Friedrich
Software Group I (ADITG/SW1)

Tel. +49 5121 49 6921

> -----Original Message-----
> From: genivi-ivi-layer-management [mailto:genivi-ivi-layer-management-
> bounces at lists.genivi.org] On Behalf Of Jacobo Aragunde Pérez
> Sent: Mittwoch, 29. März 2017 11:53
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> Cc: genivi-projects at lists.genivi.org
> Subject: Usage of ivi_input interface
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I've been checking the Wayland API for the seat object [1],
> unfortunately there is not a lot that can be done with it. I can use it
> to build a "map" of the available seats and the input devices they
> provide, but there is no way to limit input for surfaces to a certain seat.
> 
> More interestingly, the ivi-input interface provided by
> wayland-ivi-extensions [2] can do that assignment between surfaces and
> seats. I haven't found a way to register to the input_acceptance event
> specified by this interface, though, and that's exactly what I need.
> 
> Has any of you used it before? Do you have examples or any code pointers?
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> [1] https://wayland.freedesktop.org/docs/html/apa.html#protocol-spec-
> wl_seat
> [2]
> https://github.com/GENIVI/wayland-ivi-
> extension/blob/master/protocol/ivi-input.xml
> 
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> Jacobo Aragunde
> Software Engineer at Igalia
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