A tablet driver question

Jiri Kosina jkosina at suse.cz
Thu May 21 08:35:05 UTC 2009

On Wed, 20 May 2009, Mohamed Ikbel Boulabiar wrote:

> > You still can read the events through hidraw (or via
> > deprecated hiddev).
> Why hiddev is deprecated ?

Well, "deprecated" is maybe too strong expression. It's not flexible 
enough -- it is USB-only, it interprets the data "too much" (parses them 
according to the device report descriptor), which sometimes makes it 
harder to write specialized drivers which require no parsing at all, etc.

Jiri Kosina

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