X Server Cursor Option

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 09:04:07 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 11:29 AM, Chris Healy <cphealy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Simon,
> Sorry about that.  I completely overlooked your first comment regarding
> emailing the Xorg mailing list.
> I'll take a look at the Xfixes Hidecursor code.
> I'm hoping I can do something that is global within X for all my windows.
> Other people have recommended using "unclutter" but that has a number of
> undesirable attributes, such as when a button is depressed, the cursor is
> visible and depending on how fast you want it to remove the cursor after
> inactivity, it starts to each more and more CPU cycles polling.

Is it not possible to just remove -nocursor from your debugging
machine's X incantations?

~ C.

When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir? ~ Keynes

Corbin Simpson
<MostAwesomeDude at gmail.com>

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