[PATCH] Add a return value to set_cursor_position() to allow it to report failure

Michael Thayer michael.thayer at oracle.com
Wed Apr 23 11:45:36 PDT 2014

On 22/04/14 07:00, Keith Packard wrote:
> Michael Thayer <michael.thayer at oracle.com> writes:
>> set_cursor_position() may need to be able to fail and have the server fall
>> back to a software cursor in at least the situation in which we are running
>> on virtual hardware and using the host cursor as a hardware cursor for the
>> guest but cannot change its position.
> Frankly, the usual "solution" for nested or virtual X servers is to just
> ignore the cursor position assignment.

I would still very much like to have the change if it considered 
acceptable, and can submit an fixed patch like the one for 
set_cursor_argb() and friends to force a driver build break.  Of course 
if you tell me it is something that you would rather not have in I can 
leave it at that.


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