Support for multiple independent mouse cursors

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at
Wed Apr 26 02:24:39 PDT 2006

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 10:56:03 +0200 Samuel Thibault
<samuel.thibault at> babbled:

> 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.

it's x. it's a co-operative environment. you can't trust it. everyone
co-operates within the framework.

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