Support for multiple independent mouse cursors

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at
Wed Apr 26 01:26:04 PDT 2006

Carsten Haitzler, le Wed 26 Apr 2006 17:27:10 +0900, a écrit :
> > If you want trust, you need to have some mecanism in the X server.
> but since it's the WM that needs the info... it needs to provide the mechanism.
> maybe i'm just used to making a wm work on any xserver - irrespective of its
> extensions and patches.

Well, maybe I should have read the thread from the start. I don't know
if in the considered situation, trust is important. But if it is, since
only the X server has direct contact with X clients, only the X server
can provide the needed information (uid for instance). Hence patching
the X server can't be avoided. The WM can then use the information at


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