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This is a list of the updates for the past month or so. The ChangeLog has a more complete list.

October 12, 2010 - Fixed a kernel bug for Cintiq 21UX2 pressure (Aristeu Rozanski ). Fixed a print format error in xidump.c (Aristeu Rozanski). Label 0.8.8-10.
 
October 1, 2010 - Specify the tools supported by Intuos and CintiqV5. series respectively in the kernel. Calibration-only wacomcpl has the options to display warnings or. flashing the crosshairs in red when abnormal (x,y) is detected. Enable all tools for X server 1.4 and older and kernel 2.6.24 and older. Peter Hutterer's configure message update for newer Xorg. Label 0.8.8-9.
 
July 27, 2010 - Updated kernel driver for 2.6.23 and later. Label 0.8.8-8.
 
July 22, 2010 - Fixed a memory leakage in util/wacomcfg.c (Eldar Firing ). Replaced usb_buffer_free with usb_free_coherent for 2.6.35. - by Diego Calleja . Removed a few unused routines in xf86Wacom.c. Label 0.8.8-7.
 
July 14, 2010 - Updated udev wacom rules. Updated web pages for new devices. Added call EVIOCGKEY back in wcmUSB.c. Label 0.8.8-6.
 
July 12, 2010 - Updated configure.in and src/Makefile.am to include xorg server 1.6.5. Updated wcmUSB.c to use default nbuttons and npadkeys since kernels. older than 2.6.24 doesn't return proper keys from EVIOCGKEY. Added a new xsetwacom option, isDisplay, to report if the tablet is. a display tablet or not. Label 0.8.8-5.
 
June 29, 2010 - Updated configure.in and src/Makefile.am for XFree86 servers. Updated 2.6.16/wacom_wac.c for kernels older than 2.6.21. Added \ (backslash) to wacomcpl-exec to continue the partial lines. Label 0.8.8-4.
 
June 18, 2010 - Updated configure.in for older X servers. Updated 2.6.16/wacom_wac.c for Cintiq 21UX2. Label 0.8.8-3.
 
June 16, 2010 - Updated wacom_wac.c and wacom_wac.h for DTU-2231 and DTU-1631. Updated wacomcpl. Label 0.8.8-2.
 
June 11, 2010 - Fixed a few minor issues. Added DTU-2231 support. Added DTU-1631 support. Label 0.8.8-1.
 
June 7, 2010 - Fixed free toolarea issue. Moved retrieving tools from wcmCommon to wcmUSB, where it belongs. Initialize common->npadkeys before recounting the keys. Label 0.8.8.
 
June 2, 2010 - Added the xsetwacom manpage. - by Peter Hutterer . Free common, common->toollist, priv->tool, and toolarea. Added Application Defined functionality for buttons. Retrieve supported tools from the kernel if a tool is on. the tablet when X server started. Label 0.8.7-2.
 
May 21, 2010 - Normalized the 6th valuator to 2048. this valuator reports absolute wheel or ArtPen rotation. they are normally considered as the tangential pressure<. Updated wacomcpl for button options. Added support for Intuos4WL (USB Endpoint) in the kernel. Added support for Intuos4WL in xdrv (both bluetooth and USB). Label 0.8.7-1.
 
May 17, 2010 - Restructured supported kernels. Removed kernels 2.6.9 to 2.6.15 support. Added support for Cintiq 21UX2. Label 0.8.7.
 
May 12, 2010 - Updated configure.in to disable wacom_drv and its utilities. and tell user to build wacom_drv from xf86-input-wacom for. Xorg server 1.7 or later. Label 0.8.6-2.
 
April 30, 2010 - Updated wacom_sys.c for system resume. Reset wcmTouchpadMode in xf86WcmSoftOutEvent. Added wcmCustomDebug.c for extra debug information. - by Stefan Schimanski. Label 0.8.6-1.
 
April 9, 2010 - Updated calibration in wacomcpl (Stefan Schimanski). Updated wacom_wac.c for 2.6.24+. - by Dmitry Torokhov . Updated pressure normalization. Updated ISDV4 data parsing routine. Updated wacom man page. Updated linuxwacom web pages. Label 0.8.6.
 
March 26, 2010 - Updated kernel driver for 2FGT and Bamboo touch. Added 2.6.30 path for kernels 2.6.30 and later. Normalized pressure sensitivity to 2048. Updated 2FGT gesture with Chris Bagwell's suggestion. Label 0.8.5-12.
 
March 10, 2010 - Add HAL_CFLAGS to CFLAGS. - by Pedro Gimeno . Retrieve tablet_id early on in wcmValidateDevice. Call getRange for both touch and pad, whichever comes the first. - by Chris Bagwell . Fixed a keystroke bug for non-core mode of older Xorgs. - by Stefan Schimanski. Added wacom XRandR daemon to support RandR settting. - by Takashi Iwai . Add modifiers (right) to wcmAction.c. Fixed a copy/paste error in the license statement. Support kernel 2.6.33. Cleaned kernel drivers for 2FGT. Label 0.8.5-11.
 
February 12, 2010 - Updated Bamboo series support in the kernel and X drivers. - by Jason Childs . Support at least 7 buttons for each tool. - by Alexia Death . Avoid lose of duplicated second finger data in wacom_wac. - by Chris Bagwell . Label 0.8.5-10.
 
December 30, 2009 - Incorporated Ayuthia's Bamboo P&T patch -34. - submitted by Favux . Fixed some kernel misplacement. Fixed a protocol4 mouse button click issue. Label 0.8.5-9.
 
December 22, 2009 - Added max and resolution for local tool. Use linuxwacom.fdi gathered from Ubuntu forum. - modified by Kory Prince and cyberfish. - submitted by Favux . Merged Nicholas Hirsch's Intuos4 OLED Support. - Patch ID 2878608 at Tracker. Fixed tablet rotate bug reported by Favux. Label 0.8.5-8.
 
December 15, 2009 - Updated serial Tablet PCs support. Added 5 new Bamboo tablets support. - kernel patch submitted by K Gingerich. - xorg by Enrico Ros <enrico.ros@gmail.com. Label 0.8.5-7.
 
December 8, 2009 - Merged src/2.6.28 into src/2.6.27 so we have less files to worry. Updated src/2.6.27 to version 1.52 in the kernel tree. Removed src/2.6.28. Support new serial Tablet PCs. Label 0.8.5-6.
 
November 30, 2009 - Fixed a kernel driver bug for E3. Updated serial ISDv4 support with newer protocol. Support suspend/resume for kernel 2.6.26 and later. Label 0.8.5-5.
 
November 13, 2009 - Allow multiple tools defined with the same type. Label 0.8.5-4.
 
November 10, 2009 - Added right click, scroll, and zoom for two finger touch. Updated kernel driver. Validating tool by retriving device type from kernel driver. Fixed a bug in xsetwacom TWINVIEW option. Fixed a device id issue in xsetwacom TOOLID option. Label 0.8.5-3.
 
October 31, 2009 - Avoid duplicated devices. Validate tool type before adding it. Use struct input_id and struct input_absinfo in wcmUSB.c. - for kernel cross version compatibility support. Support device names with white spaces in xsetwacom and wacomcpl. - for hot-plugged devices. Fine tuned configure.in (tested by Camille Moncelier). Label 0.8.5-1.
 
October 19, 2009 - Added Cap+ (9F) touch support (Camille Moncelier). Added TabletPC (E2 and E3) support. Merged Thomas Jaeger's xidump patch. Merged Peter Hutterer's remove kernel 2.4 support patch. Updated 10-linuxwacom.fdi for touch. Don't allow HAL add tools defined in xorg.conf again. Added calibration-only feature to wacomcpl (Oleg Gaier). Fixed a package configuration issue for Xorgs 6.7 - 7.2. Label 0.8.5.
 




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