Support for multiple independent mouse cursors

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at
Wed Apr 26 01:56:03 PDT 2006

Carsten Haitzler, le Wed 26 Apr 2006 17:48:59 +0900, a écrit :
> xserver may connect over tcp/ip remotely - it has no chance
> to know this info unless it is voluntarily provided as properties by the
> client. u can make this voluntary thing "forced" by overriding xlib (or
> patching xlib) - and an ld_preload is a way of "patching" xlib runtime. it does
> work. but this does assume the wm may launch the applications itself (and set
> up the ld_preload environment) or some other utility that sets up this
> ld_preload co-operates with the wm in this way.

Ok, but then you cannot _trust_ that information. If you need security,
you cannot use such information.

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