[linux-dvb] [patch 6/6] do not install evtest, its provided by input-utils already

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Mon Sep 18 22:28:16 CEST 2006


On Friday 08 September 2006 08:22, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> On Thursday 07 September 2006 20:19, Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> > On Thursday 07 September 2006 14:08, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> > > Signed-off-by: lnussel at suse.de
> >
> > Can you confirm if evtest is completely replaced by the input-utils
> > stuff? If so I'd rather just kill it completely.. less crufty code lying
> > about the better IMO.
>
> It looks like the dvb evtest is a fork of some older version. I suppose the
> main difference are some strings for button names. Since evtest also
> displays button events with unkown name it doesn't hurt if evtest
> doesn't know all.
> http://linuxconsole.cvs.sourceforge.net/linuxconsole/ruby/utils/evtest.c?re
>vision=1.23&view=markup
>
> I don't know if other distributions package that tool. On SUSE Linux
> the package is called input-utils and also contains stuff like jscal
> and jstest. So on SUSE Linux the dvb evtest definitely is
> superflous.

OK, I've decided to just move it into test/.



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