New version of xfixes with client side cursor support

Keith Packard keithp at
Fri Feb 16 17:34:38 PST 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 20:27 +0100, David Reveman wrote:

> It's no worse than NameWindowPixmap, which will give you a pixmap for
> some random state of the window and not necessarily the pixmap that
> matches the size indicated by the last ConfigureNotify.

I disagree; you want to paint the correct cursor at a specific spot on
the screen and NameCursorPixmap doesn't give you this ability; you'll
end up with some other cursor entirely.

> Sure, it might be nice with something better but I don't think that
> makes sense unless we're interested in improving NameWindowPixmap too.

Windows have stable names, you're only using 'the current cursor' here,
which is not naming a stable object.

keith.packard at
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