Avoiding keypresses during a phone call

digger vermont dv_mlist at verizon.net
Sun Nov 16 15:09:43 CET 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 11:46 +0000, Andy Green wrote:


> I have removed the mokopatch as requested the other day on
> stable-tracking now, it should allow an IOCTL to enable and disable
> touchscreen traffic as mentioned by Neil Brown:
> ''All we have to do is undo the kernel hack which effectively disables
> EVIOCGRAB and then it is trivial to turn off the touchscreen.
> Just open the device and issue that ioctl.''

I have a question and comment.

I don't yet have a grasp of IOCTL.  What would be the fcntl() or ioctl()
command in python to disable the touchscreeen?

Seems like a useful method to add to frameworkd.

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