X Server Cursor Option

Chris Healy cphealy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 11 23:47:09 PDT 2010

Nope,  the intent is to be able to plug a mouse into the running  
device that is exhibiting the "bug" and debug accordingly.  If I  
restart X, I loose the context of the bug.


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On Jul 10, 2010, at 9:04 AM, Corbin Simpson  
<mostawesomedude at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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