One more rotate version
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Mon Oct 20 12:00:36 CEST 2008
On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 01:37:33AM +0200, Fabian Henze wrote:
> As it seems popular these days to publish a custom version of the rotate
> program, I am also going to do it.
heh, you could've just sent a patch :)
> After reading the source code of Rui Miguel Silva Seabra's rotate program, I
> found some parts that could be improved and hacked on those. The result differs
> from the original in the following points:
> - No brightness control (Its just annoying)
I found that ever since I added it I never again had the weird split
screen after rotation bug which sometimes happened when going
Doesn't that ever occur to you?
> - Imo better (and faster) heuristics
I'll check on them and perhaps integrate.
> - Fewer errors and false positives (the display won't rotate while the phone
> is shaken around or sth. like this)
Ah, that's very much needed but I haven't had a lot of chance to hack
(having an ITIL exam tomorrow).
> - uses fewer CPU cycles (I have not done much research, because it would not
> even show up in top)
? I hardly ever see mine on top, and even so when it did never more than
1% (especially with the dimmed screen).
> - It still suffers from the "accelerometers stop working after a while" bug.
This is hopefully a driver problem (if it's a hardware problem we're
> I would much appreciate feedback on the program and especially on the quality
> of the code. And I would even more appreciate a better accelerometer driver so
> userland hacks like one by Oscar Casamitjana are not necessary anymore
You are what you see.
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