On Thursday 09 April 2015 13:14:49 David Demelier wrote:
> Le 08/04/2015 09:19, Rui Paulo a écrit :
> > Hi,
> > 
> > The attached patch adds support for newer touchpad features and implements
> > two finger scrolling.  This is such a common feature these days that I
> > think we should enable it by default and disable edge scrolling.  I've
> > implemented some detection code to keep edge scrolling enabled when the
> > touchpad has a dedicated area for scrolling.
> Thank you very much, I always wondered why this was not supported in
> FreeBSD. I also wonder if it will be tunable with the appropriate
> GNOME/KDE (or just the synclient tool) settings to disable this
> two-finger scroll at runtime.
> > Please test it and report back your experience.  To enable synaptics
> > support, you need:
> > 
> > hw.psm.synaptics_support=1
> I strongly suggest to enable this by default, it will prevent lot of
> users having headaches seeking why their touchpads do not work by
> default. We also added sound support by default, why not the touchpad ? :-).

The logic to detect Synaptics could interfere with other input devices.  That 
said, I plan on turning it on by default for a while to see what happens.

Rui Paulo
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