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

Daniel Stone daniel at
Sun Nov 23 23:50:38 PST 2008

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 11:14:51AM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> 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.

How about being able to create new SDs, a la uinput?

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