[PATCH] Add command line option to Xorg server to turn off the cursor

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri May 25 22:41:54 PDT 2007

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 01:31:50PM +0100, Barry Scott wrote:
> In our use of the Xorg server we cannot have a cursor on the screen.
> We have a kiosk style app that has no user input and the cursor is
> an eye sore. Changing all the individual X clients to not show a cursor
> would be a huge amount of work.
> Two options have been added with the default being -cursor.
> -cursor                enable the cursor
> -nocursor              disable the cursor
> I have tested the patch against git tip of Xorg server.
> Are you willing to include this functionality in the xorg server?
> Are there any problems with the patch?

--enable-null-root-cursor at compile time already does this.

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