Injecting mouse events into the X server

R.L. Horn lists at
Tue Nov 7 16:04:30 PST 2006

On Wed, 8 Nov 2006, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:

> I'm writing a driver for a touch screen device and need a way
> to get X events into the X server with as little effor on my
> part as possible.
> This is mainly for testing. Eventually I intend to either write
> a proper kernel level driver of an X input diver.

Well, there's the Xtest stuff, as has already been mentioned.  However, if 
the end result is going to a kernel driver (i.e. mouse events via 
/dev/input/mice), you might be better off just using a named pipe or 
socket (a la gpm) to mimic the behavior of the driver.

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