Disabling shoulder buttons when the lid is closed

Malcolm malcolm.parsons at gmail.com
Wed May 6 18:23:36 CEST 2009

2009/5/1 Albert <llabret at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 3:36 AM, Malcolm <malcolm.parsons at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/4/30 Albert <llabret at gmail.com>:
>> The shoulder buttons might be useful with the lid closed?
> Well, seeing as they're generally mapped to shift and ctrl, I've
> actually found it to be more of a nuisance that they're enabled when
> the lid is closed. Particularly because I keep hitting one of the
> shoulder buttons while it's in my pocket, which keeps the display from
> sleeping, and drains the battery more quickly than necessary.

I'm not opposed to the idea, just wondering if anyone would miss the
functionality if it was removed.

I'm sure DSLinux power usage could be reduced, but I have no way to measure it.

> I see, I didn't know there was such a program. Google seems to point
> to this being what I really wanted, but didn't know to look for. It
> doesn't seem to get built though.

Do you want to try building it?

Malcolm Parsons

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