[OE-core] [oe-core 1/4] qt4-embedded: remove dependency on tslib and use std. linux input

Simon Busch morphis at gravedo.de
Wed Oct 12 18:34:56 UTC 2011

On 12.10.2011 20:14, Koen Kooi wrote:
> Op 12 okt. 2011 om 20:10 heeft Simon Busch <morphis at gravedo.de> het volgende geschreven:
>> On 12.10.2011 10:02, Eric Bénard wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Le 12/10/2011 09:45, Martin Jansa a écrit :
>>>> From: Simon Busch<morphis at gravedo.de>
>>>> In most cases we don't need tslib in std. configuration as touchscreen
>>>> access in most
>>>> devices today is done with linux input interface. If some specific
>>>> machine has a need for
>>>> tslib support it should add the dependency in it's machine layer again
>>>> and modify the
>>>> profile script accordingly.
>>> When using a resistive touchscreen, tslib is a common solution to handle
>>> calibration and raw value processing : do you think this is a good thing
>>> to remove this ?
>> Thats up to the environment you are using qt4-embedded in. In my case
>> the setup is a little bit more complicated. We're using tslib but not
>> directly in qt4-embedded (we can get rid of tslib completely but time is
>> missing).
>> I removed the dependency from qt4-embedded as qt4-embedded in oe-core
>> should be the general thing used in all environments and therefore
>> should be only a minimal setup with minimal dependencies.
> No, it should work in most cases, breaking qt:e like is not acceptable.

What is breaking qt:e in this case? For me it's just a feature reduction
and not a break (as qt:e still works fine with the linux input interface).

Simon Busch - http://mm.gravedo.de/blog/

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