Support for multiple independent mouse cursors

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at
Wed Apr 26 01:05:01 PDT 2006

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 09:37:53 +0200 Samuel Thibault
<samuel.thibault at> babbled:

> Peter Hutterer, le Wed 26 Apr 2006 10:41:34 +0930, a écrit :
> > The only way I found around that is the following:
> > modify X lib so that each time a window is created it also sets an  
> > atom on this window to the PID of the process that opened it.
> For systems that support it (linux at least), you can use SO_PEERCRED on
> unix sockets for getting pid, uid and gid of the peer process.

not that that is of any use in X as the WM doesn't have a fd /connection to the
client. only x does. and wm only connects to x.

> Samuel
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