how to get fake input events to a Xinput2 master device?

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Sun Nov 23 17:14:51 PST 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 02:14:10AM +0100, Christian Beier wrote:
> Sounds in a way more feasible to me than hacking around with uinput.
> And x11vnc is doing it via XTEST as well. Okay, i can only submit
> key/button presses and motion events, but I can't get any more over the
> wire with RFB anyway. Or what's the catch with using XTEST?

the catch is that - with the MD always looking like the last SD that sent an
event - you're prone to send events that get swallowed or scaled weirdly when
you send through the MD directly instead of through the SD.


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