[pyddr-discuss] Mat problem

Laura Conrad lconrad at laymusic.org
Sat Nov 6 16:45:42 EST 2004

>>>>> "Joe" == Joe Wreschnig <piman at debian.org> writes:

    Joe> On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 16:35, Laura Conrad wrote:
    >> pydance says on startup:
    >> 1 joystick(s) found.
    >> Joystick 0 initialized: 3 axes, 10 buttons.
    >> Loaded input configuration.
    >> But it registers everything I do when I dance as a miss.  

    Joe> A 3 axes, 10 button joystick is totally new to me; pydance doesn't know
    Joe> how to read the buttons properly. From the main menu, you have to go to
    Joe> "Map Keys" and map the buttons on the pad to the correct directions.

But I don't think I can do that since I can't get the machine to see
any button presses as events.  I wondered whether pydance was seeing
them, so I googled on "joystick test" and came up with jstest, and it
isn't seeing anything either.

    Joe> Once you've done that, if it works, can you email me your
    Joe> ~/.pydance/input.cfg file so I can have pydance autodetect this joystick
    Joe> in the future? Thanks.

I'd be happy to, if I could get it to work.

Laura (mailto:lconrad at laymusic.org , http://www.laymusic.org/ )
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