Monday, July 3, 2023
gitlab.freedesktop.org now has a bugbot for automatic issue/merge request processing
As of today, gitlab.freedesktop.org provides easy hooks to invoke the gitlab-triage tool for your project. gitlab-triage allows for the...
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
snegg - Python bindings for libei
After what was basically a flurry of typing, the snegg Python bindings for libei are now available. This is a Python package that provid...
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
libei and a fancy protocol
libei is the library for Emulated Input - see this post for an introduction. Like many projects, libei was started when it was still un...
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
New gitlab.freedesktop.org spamfighting abilities
As of today, gitlab.freedesktop.org allows anyone with a GitLab Developer role or above to remove spam issues. If you are reading this a...
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
libinput and the custom pointer acceleration function
After 8 months of work by Yinon Burgansky, libinput now has a new pointer acceleration profile: the "custom" profile. This prof...
Friday, January 6, 2023
X servers no longer allow byte-swapped clients (by default)
In the beginning, there was the egg. Then fictional people started eating that from different ends, and the terms of "little endian...
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
libei - opening the portal doors
Time for another status update on libei , the transport layer for bouncing emulated input events between applications and Wayland compositor...
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