[PATCH 4/8] dix: NewCurrentScreen must work on pointers where possible

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Sep 22 03:26:51 PDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 02:20:49PM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> When a screen switch is triggered by PointerKeys, the device for
> NewCurrentScreen is the keyboard. Submitting pointer events for this
> keyboard (without valuators) has no effect as GPE ignores the event.
> Force the dequeuing through the XTest device attached to this device.
> Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>

Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>

I wonder if it's time to rename the XTest devices too ...


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