[PATCH 00/12] Multihead screen crossing fixes

Jamey Sharp jamey at minilop.net
Mon Oct 3 22:52:28 PDT 2011

For patches 1 through 9:

Reviewed-by: Jamey Sharp <jamey at minilop.net>

For patch 10 on, I had to call a lifeguard to rescue me from drowning in
input semantics. I like the sound of "unify multiscreen pointer
behaviour between RandR and Xinerama" though. :-)


On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 03:23:56PM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> This is another attempt at the screen crossing fixes that I sent out last
> month. The basic goal was to make switching between ScreenRecs work for
> absolute devices. Which turned out tricky and the best solution I came up
> with was to unify multiscreen pointer behaviour between RandR and Xinerama -
> an absolute device is now mapped to the total area across all screens.
> Patches 01-06 are general cleanup and documentation fixes, the fun starts at
> 07. For the true connoisseur of insanity I recommend 12/12, the comment
> before fill_pointer_events is worth reading. I'm sure you'll be laughing
> until bedtime at the necessity of juggling 5 different coordinate systems
> between devices, pointer placement and protocol events.  
> (That's the simplest solution I could come up with, everything else I tried
> I ran into a wall.)
> Cheers,
>   Peter
> This code came at a cost of three kittens and one moose.
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