Hook/intercept drawing function calls in xserver
daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri Aug 29 09:30:46 PDT 2008
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 12:16:08PM -0400, Hongmin Fan wrote:
> I am trying to implement something like Maxivista (http://www.maxivista.com/)
> with X. Basically, it enables a computer to use another computer's monitor
> as its own extended monitor.
> My thought is hook/intercept the drawing functions, and draw the objects
> that are out of the main monitor on the second one through the other
> computer's xserver. So I am wondering if there is a way to hook/intercept
> the drawing requests.
> It seems a proxy x server requires the user starts the proxy x server first
> before running any x client application if I want process all the drawing
> request. Since transparency to the users is a good design, I want to avoid
> using proxy x server if possible. Thank you!
You probably want to look at DMX.
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