Conflict when several apps use the accelerometers?
openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Mon Jan 12 12:31:14 CET 2009
On Monday 12 January 2009, Helge Hafting wrote:
> Is it possible to let several apps use the accelerometers, similiar to
> how several apps may share the gps unit?
> I noticed that omnewrotate seems to monopolize the accelerometers,
> so openmoocow and duke can't use them. Omnewrotate is
> useful to have, and there will probably be more games using the
The gps unit itself is single access too - we use gpsd, gypsy or ogpsd to
allow access by multiple apps. The same goes for (most) sound interfaces,
with esd, pulseaudio and so on providing mediation for multiple apps. So far
we don't have anything to do this with the accelerometers AFAIK.
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