Joystick:getDeviceInfo

Available since LÖVE 11.3
This function is not supported in earlier versions.

Gets the USB vendor ID, product ID, and product version numbers of joystick which consistent across operating systems.

Can be used to show different icons, etc. for different gamepads.

O.png This function returns 0 for all the values if LÖVE is compiled with SDL 2.0.5 or earlier.  

Function

Synopsis

vendorID, productID, productVersion = Joystick:getDeviceInfo( )

Arguments

None.

Returns

number vendorID
The USB vendor ID of the joystick.
number productID
The USB product ID of the joystick.
number productVersion
The product version of the joystick.

Notes

Some Linux distribution may not ship with SDL 2.0.6 or later, in which case this function will returns 0 for all the three values.

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