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#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <stdint.h>
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <sys/ioctl.h>
//#include <linux/input.h> // this does not compile
#include <errno.h>
#include <unistd.h>
// from <linux/input.h>
struct input_event {
struct timeval time;
uint16_t type;
uint16_t code;
int32_t value;
#define EVIOCGVERSION _IOR('E', 0x01, int) /* get driver version */
#define EVIOCGID _IOR('E', 0x02, struct input_id) /* get device ID */
#define EVIOCGKEYCODE _IOR('E', 0x04, int[2]) /* get keycode */
#define EVIOCSKEYCODE _IOW('E', 0x04, int[2]) /* set keycode */
#define EVIOCGNAME(len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x06, len) /* get device name */
#define EVIOCGPHYS(len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x07, len) /* get physical location */
#define EVIOCGUNIQ(len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x08, len) /* get unique identifier */
#define EVIOCGKEY(len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x18, len) /* get global keystate */
#define EVIOCGLED(len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x19, len) /* get all LEDs */
#define EVIOCGSND(len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x1a, len) /* get all sounds status */
#define EVIOCGSW(len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x1b, len) /* get all switch states */
#define EVIOCGBIT(ev,len) _IOC(_IOC_READ, 'E', 0x20 + ev, len) /* get event bits */
#define EVIOCGABS(abs) _IOR('E', 0x40 + abs, struct input_absinfo) /* get abs value/limits */
#define EVIOCSABS(abs) _IOW('E', 0xc0 + abs, struct input_absinfo) /* set abs value/limits */
#define EVIOCSFF _IOC(_IOC_WRITE, 'E', 0x80, sizeof(struct ff_effect)) /* send a force effect to a force feedback device */
#define EVIOCRMFF _IOW('E', 0x81, int) /* Erase a force effect */
#define EVIOCGEFFECTS _IOR('E', 0x84, int) /* Report number of effects playable at the same time */
#define EVIOCGRAB _IOW('E', 0x90, int) /* Grab/Release device */
// end <linux/input.h>
int sendevent_main(int argc, char *argv[])
int i;
int fd;
int ret;
int version;
struct input_event event;
if(argc != 5) {
fprintf(stderr, "use: %s device type code value\n", argv[0]);
return 1;
fd = open(argv[1], O_RDWR);
if(fd < 0) {
fprintf(stderr, "could not open %s, %s\n", argv[optind], strerror(errno));
return 1;
if (ioctl(fd, EVIOCGVERSION, &version)) {
fprintf(stderr, "could not get driver version for %s, %s\n", argv[optind], strerror(errno));
return 1;
memset(&event, 0, sizeof(event));
event.type = atoi(argv[2]);
event.code = atoi(argv[3]);
event.value = atoi(argv[4]);
ret = write(fd, &event, sizeof(event));
if(ret < sizeof(event)) {
fprintf(stderr, "write event failed, %s\n", strerror(errno));
return -1;
return 0;