Manual Reference Pages - MOUSE_INIT_RETURN_FD (3)
mouse_init, mouse_init_return_fd - specifically initialize a mouse
int mouse_init(char *dev, int type, int samplerate);
int mouse_init_return_fd(char *dev, int type, int samplerate);
These routines can be used to open the mouse manually,
ignoring the mouse types or devices specified in the
dev is the name of the mouse device
(defaults to /dev_mouse).
samplerate may be one
or any other value. Probably it is in Hz.
type is one of the types which are listed already in
If these routines are used it is not necessary to call
but its probably better to not use these and use
return_fd version returns the file descriptor of the
mouse device to allow you to do further tricks with the mouse (but the filehandle may change
during a VC switch). The other version just returns 0 if successful.
Both return -1 on error.
This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The
exact source of the referenced function as well as of the original documentation is
It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to
Harm Hanemaayer <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.
Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby
asked to be excused by the original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections
to this first version of the svgalib manual.
|Svgalib (>= 1.2.11) ||MOUSE_INIT (3) ||27 July 1997 |
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