I'm aware you no longer support QtSixA, since now Linux have native
support for PS3 & PS4 controllers. However, I have five reasons why I
think you should resume the support:
1) Native support doesn't work properly yet:
Even though it should work out of the box, it doesn't, or at least I haven't be
able to do it. When I have "luck", I can connect one controller. When I don't
(most of the time) I can't connect anything. In addition, it's happened years
since Linux "included" native support.
2) QtSixA still work on newer distros:
Using the repository for Ubuntu 15.04 (the last supported version of Ubuntu) I
had been able to install and use QtSixA under Ubuntu 15.10/16.04 and Linux Mint
18. The only major issue I have found is when sixad runs at the boot, it
doesn't work and I have to stop it and re-start it. So, with only enabling the
repos for newer versions, it would be a great improvement.
3) I believe only small modifications are required:
Since QtSixA still works, it would require small modifications IMO, to just fix
the start at boot or to disable that feature.
4) The community still wants to use QtSixA:
As you can see in ubuntuforums and in the following askubuntu questions, the
community still tries to install and use QtSixA:
5) I could help you:
If you want me to, I could give you a hand with the repository compilation, or
even with the code
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