Re: [dev] syntog - toggle synaptics touchpad

From: Peter A. Shevtsov <>
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:40:32 +0700

On 26/12/12 at 05:41pm, Chris Hall wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Peter A. Shevtsov
> <> wrote:
> > that xssstate is redundant in your perfect world where xautolock and xidle exists!
> The latter 2 suck hard, xssstate is useful in scripting and allows me
> to keep using slock.
> You seem to have taken me mentioning alternatives as some kind of
> personal insult.
> > but it seems that you, hipsters, aren't able to read C code.
> I think you missed the point.
> Many synaptics users have xorg synaptics installed anyway, and in this
> case 3 lines of sh is both easier and simpler.
> If all you want to do is enable/disable your trackpad then your tool
> has possible merit.
> synclient has problems of it's own, being part of xorg synaptics which
> sits at 6k sloc,
> but it allows other useful things like configuring multitouch and scrolling.
> If you want to continue this charade then email me personally so we
> don't pollute this list further.
> ~cjh

Chris, I was rude and wrong. Excuse me, I didn't want to insult you.
Received on Wed Dec 26 2012 - 09:40:32 CET

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