exclude programs from input device grabs
thjaeger at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 18:03:27 PST 2009
Patrick Sebastian Zimmermann wrote:
> I want that a chosen application (in my case a hotkey daemon) receives
> all input device events even when they are grabbed by other
> applications. Even though I don't yet know the X internals, I guess
> this is not done by simply grabbing all input devices. This would allow
> any program to overhear passwords.
Yes, it is trivial to write a keylogger for X in its current state.
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