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libevdev Linux Event Device library devel on this many watch lists=10 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port View this port on Repology. pkg-fallout Version of this port present on the latest quarterly branch.
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Port Added: 2015-09-16 10:28:04
Last Update: 2022-09-07 21:58:51
Commit Hash: fb16dfe
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License: MIT
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pkg-plist: as obtained via: make generate-plist
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  1. @ldconfig
  2. /usr/local/share/licenses/libevdev-
  3. /usr/local/share/licenses/libevdev-
  4. /usr/local/share/licenses/libevdev-
  5. bin/libevdev-tweak-device
  6. bin/mouse-dpi-tool
  7. bin/touchpad-edge-detector
  8. include/libevdev-1.0/libevdev/libevdev-uinput.h
  9. include/libevdev-1.0/libevdev/libevdev.h
  10. lib/
  11. lib/
  12. lib/
  13. libdata/pkgconfig/libevdev.pc
  14. man/man3/libevdev.3.gz
  15. @owner
  16. @group
  17. @mode
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Dependency lines:
  • libevdev>0:devel/libevdev
To install the port:
cd /usr/ports/devel/libevdev/ && make install clean
To add the package, run one of these commands:
  • pkg install devel/libevdev
  • pkg install libevdev
NOTE: If this package has multiple flavors (see below), then use one of them instead of the name specified above.
PKGNAME: libevdev
Flavors: there is no flavor information for this port.

Packages (timestamps in pop-ups are UTC):
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Build dependencies:
  1. meson>=0.57.1_1 : devel/meson
  2. ninja : devel/ninja
  3. pkgconf>=1.3.0_1 : devel/pkgconf
  4. python3.9 : lang/python39
This port is required by:
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  1. devel/evemu
  2. devel/qt6-base
  3. devel/wf-config
  4. emulators/libretro-flycast
  5. emulators/libretro-reicast
  6. emulators/mesen
  7. emulators/reicast
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  2. emulators/rpcs3
  3. games/libmanette
  4. games/moonlight-embedded
  5. sysutils/consolekit2
  6. x11/evtest
  7. x11/libinput
  8. x11/showmethekey
  9. x11/waybar
  10. x11/wcm
  11. x11-drivers/xf86-input-evdev
  12. x11-drivers/xf86-input-synaptics
  13. x11-toolkits/qt5-gui
  14. x11-wm/cagebreak
  15. x11-wm/river
  16. x11-wm/sway
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Deleted ports which required this port:

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  1. x11-wm/sway-devel*
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Number of commits found: 15

Commit History - (may be incomplete: for full details, see links to repositories near top of page)
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07 Sep 2022 21:58:51
commit hash:fb16dfecae4a6efac9f3a78e0b759fb7a3c53de4commit hash:fb16dfecae4a6efac9f3a78e0b759fb7a3c53de4commit hash:fb16dfecae4a6efac9f3a78e0b759fb7a3c53de4commit hash:fb16dfecae4a6efac9f3a78e0b759fb7a3c53de4 files touched by this commit
Stefan Eßer (se) search for other commits by this committer
Remove WWW entries moved into port Makefiles

Commit b7f05445c00f has added WWW entries to port Makefiles based on
WWW: lines in pkg-descr files.

This commit removes the WWW: lines of moved-over URLs from these
pkg-descr files.

Approved by:		portmgr (tcberner)
07 Sep 2022 21:10:59
commit hash:b7f05445c00f2625aa19b4154ebcbce5ed2daa52commit hash:b7f05445c00f2625aa19b4154ebcbce5ed2daa52commit hash:b7f05445c00f2625aa19b4154ebcbce5ed2daa52commit hash:b7f05445c00f2625aa19b4154ebcbce5ed2daa52 files touched by this commit
Stefan Eßer (se) search for other commits by this committer
Add WWW entries to port Makefiles

It has been common practice to have one or more URLs at the end of the
ports' pkg-descr files, one per line and prefixed with "WWW:". These
URLs should point at a project website or other relevant resources.

Access to these URLs required processing of the pkg-descr files, and
they have often become stale over time. If more than one such URL was
present in a pkg-descr file, only the first one was tarnsfered into
the port INDEX, but for many ports only the last line did contain the
port specific URL to further information.

There have been several proposals to make a project URL available as
a macro in the ports' Makefiles, over time.
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09 Apr 2021 18:44:23
commit hash:911f04257e3175fca4e46c7d57bf5ca79767e209commit hash:911f04257e3175fca4e46c7d57bf5ca79767e209commit hash:911f04257e3175fca4e46c7d57bf5ca79767e209commit hash:911f04257e3175fca4e46c7d57bf5ca79767e209 files touched by this commit
Matthias Fechner (mfechner) search for other commits by this committer
Regenerate all distfiles using gitlab as source.

This regeneration is required as the new gitlab version changed
the address and the directory the source files can be downloaded.

This commit also applies some small fixes to make sure all ports using
gitlab are buildable.

Reviewed by:	mat
Approved by:	portmgr
Differential Revision:
07 Apr 2021 08:09:01
commit hash:cf118ccf875508b9a1c570044c93cfcc82bd455ccommit hash:cf118ccf875508b9a1c570044c93cfcc82bd455ccommit hash:cf118ccf875508b9a1c570044c93cfcc82bd455ccommit hash:cf118ccf875508b9a1c570044c93cfcc82bd455c files touched by this commit
Mathieu Arnold (mat) search for other commits by this committer
One more small cleanup, forgotten yesterday.
Reported by:	lwhsu
06 Apr 2021 14:31:07
commit hash:305f148f482daf30dcf728039d03d019f88344ebcommit hash:305f148f482daf30dcf728039d03d019f88344ebcommit hash:305f148f482daf30dcf728039d03d019f88344ebcommit hash:305f148f482daf30dcf728039d03d019f88344eb files touched by this commit
Mathieu Arnold (mat) search for other commits by this committer
Remove # $FreeBSD$ from Makefiles.
30 Sep 2020 19:40:39
Revision:550738Original commit files touched by this commit
zeising search for other commits by this committer
devel/libevdev: Update to teh lastest snapshot

Update devel/libevdev to the latest snapshot.
This snapshot is comparable to libevdev 1.9.1 with added FreeBSD support and
some minor fixes.
Remove local patches for FreeBSD support, as FreeBSD support has been
developed and committed upstream.
Switch to use meson instead of autotools for builds
Use bundled files instead of evdev-proto, similar to how x11/libinput is
Pass maintainership to x11@, since this port is used in the xorg and wayland
input stack.

PR:		249961
Submitted by:	zeising
Approved by:	hselasky (maintainer)
Obtained from:	FreeBSD Graphics Team git repo
28 Sep 2020 19:59:57
Revision:550443Original commit files touched by this commit
zeising search for other commits by this committer
Bump portrevision for devel/evdev-proto

Bump portrevision on everything with a build dependency on
devel/evdev-proto, to chace the update of evdev-proto in r550442.
27 Nov 2019 09:53:11
Revision:518490Original commit files touched by this commit
tobik search for other commits by this committer
devel/evdev-proto: Update to 5.3

There are currently 3 copies of joystick.h in the ports tree with
more on the way.  Provide it in evdev-proto instead to avoid adding
more copies and to allow removing the existing ones.

PR:		241348
Submitted by:
Reviewed by:	wulf
Approved by:	portmgr (antoine)
Exp-run by:	antoine
19 Oct 2019 06:53:13
Revision:514760Original commit files touched by this commit
tobik search for other commits by this committer
devel/libevdev: Drop unhooked TEST_USES helper

USES=pkgconfig is always in USES anyway.
19 Dec 2018 09:09:11
Revision:487789Original commit files touched by this commit
zeising search for other commits by this committer
Split out evdev headers from multimedia/v4l_compat

Split out evdev headers (input.h, input-event-codes.h, uinput.h) into their
own port, devel/evdev-proto, and update those to be current with the Linux
4.19 kernel.  This is done in order to be able to update the rest of the
FreeBSD input stack, which is forthcoming.

By splititng out the evdev headers we can update them independent of other
updates in v4l_compat, which makes it easier for the graphics team to keep
track of them and keep them updated as needed.

Update devel/libevdev from 1.4.4 to 1.5.9 instead of trying to make it work
with the updated headers.  This will be further updated.

Update devel/py-evdev from 0.5.0 to 0.8.1 instead of trying to make it work
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29 Sep 2018 08:04:27
Revision:480899Original commit files touched by this commit
riggs search for other commits by this committer
Bump PORTREVISION to chase update of multimedia/v4l_compat and libv4l
14 Sep 2018 20:37:01
Revision:479791Original commit files touched by this commit
sunpoet search for other commits by this committer
Update WWW

Approved by:	portmgr (blanket)
01 Apr 2016 14:00:57
Revision:412346Original commit files touched by this commit
mat search for other commits by this committer
Remove ${PORTSDIR}/ from dependencies, categories d, e, f, and g.

With hat:	portmgr
Sponsored by:	Absolight
17 Sep 2015 04:13:53
Revision:397097Original commit files touched by this commit
jbeich search for other commits by this committer
devel/libevdev: drop unused pkgconfig build dependency

pkg-config is only needed to detect libcheck used to build tests.
Running tests requires /dev/uinput which is only implemented by
evdev(4) from GSoC2014 but not webcamd.
16 Sep 2015 10:27:38
Revision:397048Original commit files touched by this commit
jbeich search for other commits by this committer
devel/libevdev: add new port

PR:		196978
Submitted by:	hselasky

libevdev is a wrapper library for evdev devices. It moves the common
tasks when dealing with evdev devices into a library and provides a
library interface to the callers, thus avoiding erroneous ioctls, etc.

The eventual goal is that libevdev wraps all ioctls available to evdev
devices, thus making direct access unnecessary.

Number of commits found: 15