Fwd: what is xid??
peter at cs.unisa.edu.au
Mon May 12 04:59:24 PDT 2008
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 05:29:57PM +0530, sridhar wrote:
> hello friends,
> iam a newbie to xlib,
> in xlib, what exactly XID means..what it represents,
a 32-bit unsigned integer (only 29 bits are used for historic reasons) that
names a unique object inside the server, e.g. window, cursor, ...
> i used xnee which is developed using record
> extension logging the requests/events/replies and errors too,
> but my requirement is to have a window id too in that,,,,
> bcoz i want to analyze how many request/events/replies a
> particular process[window/client] is raising....
> can you help me in this regard???
> i was trying to analyze all the events/requests/errors/replies from
> is there any other tool like xnee,
> where i can get from which window the events/request/replies are
that depends on the request/event/reply. I recommend reading the x protocol
specification from http://www.x.org/docs/XProtocol/
For what you want to do, you need to understand what the protocol is, the
messages in the protocol, etc.
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