[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Fedora 8 Update: synaptics-0.14.6-3.fc8



--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7722
2008-09-24 12:31:39
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Name        : synaptics
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 0.14.6
Release     : 3.fc8
URL         : http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/
Summary     : Synaptics Touchpad Driver
Description :
This is a driver for the Synaptics TouchPad for XOrg/XFree86 4.x. A Synaptics
touchpad by default operates in compatibility mode by emulating a standard
mouse. However, by using a dedicated driver, more advanced features of the
touchpad becomes available.

Features:

    * Movement with adjustable, non-linear acceleration and speed.
    * Button events through short touching of the touchpad.
    * Double-Button events through double short touching of the touchpad.
    * Dragging through short touching and holding down the finger on the touchpad.
    * Middle and right button events on the upper and lower corner of the touchpad.
    * Vertical scrolling (button four and five events) through moving the finger on the right side of the touchpad.
    * The up/down button sends button four/five events.
    * Horizontal scrolling (button six and seven events) through moving the finger on the lower side of the touchpad.
    * The multi-buttons send button four/five events, and six/seven events for horizontal scrolling.
    * Adjustable finger detection.
    * Multifinger taps: two finger for middle button and three finger for right button events. (Needs hardware support. Not all models implement this feature.)
    * Run-time configuration using shared memory. This means you can change parameter settings without restarting the X server.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Update Information:

Fixing use of KEY_MAX as length specifier for EVIOCGBIT ioctl.     See also:
http://userweb.kernel.org/~dtor/eviocgbit-bug.html
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ChangeLog:

* Sat Aug 30 2008 Peter Hutterer <peter hutterer redhat com> 0.14.6-3
- synaptics-0.14.6-eviocgbit.patch: Fix crash on kernels with extended keymap
  space
* Wed Mar  5 2008 Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> 0.14.6-2
- rebuild for ppc64
* Mon Jan  7 2008 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 0.14.6-1
- Update to 0.14.6 w/permission from krh
- Adds two-finger scrolling capability on supported hardware
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Caolan McNamara <caolanm redhat com> 0.14.4-12
- Resolves: rhbz#396891 patch it to at least work
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update synaptics' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]