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Date:	Fri, 13 Nov 2009 21:42:46 -0800
From:	Dmitry Torokhov <>
To:	Soeren Sonnenburg <>
Cc:	Linux Kernel <>,
	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Adrian Bunk <>,,
	Jiri Slaby <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mouse button 1 emulation for mac_hid

Hi Soeren,

On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 11:28:51AM +0100, Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> (this is a resent with all the people included in the CC that git
>          blame'd they are the authors).
> Dear all,
> I am not sure what the future of mac_hid is (the source says will be
> removed, but since 9 years). In case it stays in kernel the attached
> patch adds support for mouse button 1 emulation. If this driver stays in
> the kernel I would also suggest to rename it - it is not mac specific (I
> am using this on a netbook).
> Rationale? Broken touchpads, within linux unsupported (multi-)touchpads
> where click and hold + moving the mouse does not work (yet?).

I would rather fix the touchpads so they work properly than pile more
quirks in kernel.


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