Libinput 0.12 Released, Stabilizes The Input Library's API/ABI
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org on 9 March 2015 at 08:15 AM EDT. 2 Comments
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Libinput v0.12 was released over the night by Peter Hutterer as the last planned release of this input handling library to break the API/ABI. Libinput is on its path to version 1.0 for providing input handling on Wayland-based systems, X.Org (via the xf86-input-libinput driver), and other environments wishing to standardize their input handling.

Libinput 0.12 breaks compatibility with previous releases but it's believed to be the last time they'll need to break these interfaces before libinput 1.0. Libinput 0.12 also has fixes to correctly handle Protocol A multitouch devices, buttonless touchpads are now supported, and the code was changed to support gestures internally. The Gesture API itself will be added in a later release, likely for libinput 1.0.


More details on libinput 0.12 can be found via the release announcement on the Wayland mailing list.
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