Xgl and redirecting events

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Thu Jan 4 15:16:26 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 13:25 +0100, Heinrich Janzing wrote:
> Hi,
> Due to my hardware (ATI) I am forced to use Xgl for development of my OpenGL 
> compositor in order to get hardware acceleration (otherwise I would have 
> opted for AIGLX).
> Like Looking Glass, my windows are not displayed in a strictly 2D manner 
> anymore. This means that like LG I will have to use event redirection. I was 
> going to use Xevie for this. Since Xgl doesn't support Xevie (yet?) I figured 
> I could connect to the underlying X server and use Xevie on that to intercept 
> events (assuming that it still handles the hardware events, which seemed to 
> be the case).

Xevie should work fine with Xgl. I have been using it before so it
shouldn't take a lot time to get it working again if it's for some
reason currently broken.


More information about the xorg mailing list