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Date:      Mon, 14 Jan 2008 22:09:30 +1100
From:      Timothy Bourke <timbob@bigpond.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Reinterpret gamepad input as keyboeard input
Message-ID:  <20080114110929.GB887@triptrop.cse.unsw.EDU.AU>
In-Reply-To: <20080114071251.GA11712@Klabautermann.ks.se>
References:  <20080114071251.GA11712@Klabautermann.ks.se>

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On Jan 14 at 08:12 +0100, Christopher Illies wrote:
> I have a gamepad and would like to make certain gamepad actions to be
> seen as regular keyboard input. Is this possible?
>=20
> I tried out usbhidaction with something like:
> Generic_Desktop:Game_Pad.Button:Button_1 1 1 /bin/echo -n ls
>=20
> Obviously, this approach does not work as I hoped. "ls" is echoed in a
> shell window, but it is not interpreted as input.

Would vkbd(4) do the trick?

Tim.


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