[PATCH] Make -nocursor a runtime option to and remove the compile time NULL_ROOT_CURSOR
david at dgreaves.com
Tue Sep 30 01:29:10 PDT 2008
Olivier Guerrier wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
>> Can you not just ship a null cursor theme or something if your apps
>> insist on setting a cursor?
> We considered that, but it is unreliable (how about hard coded cursor
> for exemple), need in-depth testing/validating, and as a consequence eat
> lot of time. On the other side, you have a 20 lines patch that is easy
> to apply/validate. I can live with this small patch out of tree, but
> there is a real need here.
FWIW, I tend to agree with the requirement - I'm also using X on an N800
internet tablet (touchscreen) and the Debian port would probably benefit from
having a global cursor killswitch
I'm not really bothered about it - just adding another use-case :)
"Don't worry, you'll be fine; I saw it work in a cartoon once..."
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