Hi everybody,

this patchset adds xterm like mouse reporting features to the console.

The linux virtual console has support for mouse reporting since 1994 or so,
but the kernel only supports the original X10/X11 style standard protocols.
To support more protocols these patches expand the kernel structures in a
up- and downwards compatible way, see the last patch for detailed
documentation and pointers to even more detailed docs.

The main goal is to become compatible with xterm, as most TUI software today
is tested in xterm or another compatible terminal.

Support by the mouse daemons (consolation, gpm) will be needed too.

Kind regards,

Changes from v0 :
- Fixed al the style the things mentioned by Jiri and Randy (thanks!)
- Change datastructure for report (better compatibility)
- Changed documentation in large parts accordingly
- Added URXVT protocol

Tammo Block (6):
  tiocl.h: Change/Add defines for mouse report
  console_struct.h: Two members for mouse report
  vt/vt: Enable mode change via escape sequence
  vt/vt: Add SRG mouse reporting protocol
  vt/vt: Add URXVT mouse reporting protocol
  Documentation: Describe console mouse reporting

 .../admin-guide/console-mouse-reporting.rst   | 92 +++++++++++++++++++
 Documentation/admin-guide/index.rst           |  1 +
 drivers/tty/vt/vt.c                           | 38 +++++++-
 include/linux/console_struct.h                |  3 +-
 include/uapi/linux/tiocl.h                    |  8 +-
 5 files changed, 134 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 Documentation/admin-guide/console-mouse-reporting.rst


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