libXi: Confine a pointer to a window?

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Sun Jan 9 16:09:19 PST 2011

On Sat, 08 Jan 2011 11:59:04 +0100, Philipp Reh <sefi at> wrote:
> Is is possible to confine a specific master pointer to a window using libXi?
> I don't see it anywhere. If not, can this be added in a future version?

It's not possible unless you're using XI 1 or core grabs. I left this
bit out explicitly on the golden rule of "don't mess with the user's
cursor". So I don't think it'll be added in a future version.


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