mouse_init, mouse_init_return_fd - specifically initialize a mouse
int mouse_init(char *dev, int type, int
int mouse_init_return_fd(char *dev, int type, int
These routines can be used to open the mouse manually, ignoring the mouse types
or devices specified in the config file.
is the name of the mouse device (defaults to /dev_mouse
may be one MOUSE_DEFAULTSAMPLERATE
(150) or any other
value. Probably it is in Hz.
is one of the types which are listed already in
If these routines are used it is not necessary to call
(3), but it's probably better to not use these and
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 unknown.
It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
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.