Introduction to mtdev

The mtdev package contains Multitouch Protocol Translation Library which is used to transform all variants of kernel MT (Multitouch) events to the slotted type B protocol.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 12.1 platform.

Package Information

Installation of mtdev

Install mtdev by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Program: mtdev-test
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


is a tool to test libmtdev

contains Multitouch Protocol Translation API functions