[Letux-kernel] [PATCH 2/3] Input: tsc2007 - correctly report pressure and not resistance to user space

Sebastian Reichel sre at kernel.org
Tue Feb 21 18:13:32 CET 2017


Hi,

On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 05:56:35PM +0100, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> previously, tsc2007 will report as ABS_PRESSURE:
> 0              for no pressure (resistance infinite)
> high value     for soft pressure (high resistance)
> low value      for firm pressure (lower resistance)
> 
> This does not matter for most applications (e.g. GUI, Menu, Scrolling
> etc.) where the ABS_PRESSURE is ignored and only BTN_TOUCH is processed
> to detect screen taps.
> 
> Only some special graphics applications read the pressure channel and
> they will be mixed up by this non-monotonic relation.
> 
> So we fix it to become:
> 0              for no pressure (resistance infinite)
> low value      for soft pressure (high resistance)
> high value     for firm pressure (lower resistance)
> 
> While this patch changes the values reported to userspace,
> ABS_PRESSURE is used rarely by userspace. Most software only
> relies on BTN_TOUCH (boolean), which is not affected by this
> patch. Some graphics software makes use of the interface and
> does not work correctly with the currently used inverted
> behaviour.
> 
> Signed-off-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>
> ---
>  drivers/input/touchscreen/tsc2007_core.c | 2 ++
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/input/touchscreen/tsc2007_core.c b/drivers/input/touchscreen/tsc2007_core.c
> index 30b53ca..fc73849 100644
> --- a/drivers/input/touchscreen/tsc2007_core.c
> +++ b/drivers/input/touchscreen/tsc2007_core.c
> @@ -141,6 +141,8 @@ static irqreturn_t tsc2007_soft_irq(int irq, void *handle)
>  				"DOWN point(%4d,%4d), resistance (%4u)\n",
>  				tc.x, tc.y, rt);
>  
> +			rt = ts->max_rt - rt;
> +
>  			input_report_key(input, BTN_TOUCH, 1);
>  			input_report_abs(input, ABS_X, tc.x);
>  			input_report_abs(input, ABS_Y, tc.y);

Reviewed-By: Sebastian Reichel <sre at kernel.org>

We should add the same to ts200x-core.

-- Sebastian
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