Support for multiple independent mouse cursors

Peter Hutterer mailinglists at
Wed Apr 26 01:06:39 PDT 2006

On 26/04/2006, at 5:18 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:

> Samuel Thibault, le Wed 26 Apr 2006 09:37:53 +0200, a écrit :
>> 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  
>> unix sockets for getting pid, uid and gid of the peer process.
> Solaris provides getpeerucred instead.
> Samuel

That is limited to unix socket though, isn't it?

In my setup I can't use unix sockets for X clients, I have to go  
through TCP.

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