moused linear acceleration drops

Oliver Fromme olli at
Fri Jun 15 07:27:14 UTC 2007

Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
 > 3 months ago moused was extended by a _very_ nice feature: Dynamic 
 > acceleration. It works really fine.

Nice to hear that (I wrote the patch).  :)

 > But the linear ac(de)celeration seems to 'drop' moving information.
 > I have a 1600dpi mouse which is far to quick by default.
 > When I use 'xset m 1/3' the speed is fine and also every smallest movement 
 > gets recognized.
 > When I use '-a 0.33' with moused (besides -A 1.6/2 with xset m 1) small (and 
 > slow) movement's are not reported. I have to move at some minimal speed to 
 > get the cursor moving.
 > So it seems that info gets droped.

It's probably a rounding problem.  I'll have a look at it.
My mice and trackballs aren't that sensitive, so I didn't
notice such a problem.

I assume that there's no such problem if you don't use the
new -A option, right?  (i.e. no regression, I hope.)

Best regards

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