[PATCH] Make -nocursor a runtime option to and remove the compile time NULL_ROOT_CURSOR

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Sep 30 09:44:57 PDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 05:28:52PM +0100, Barry Scott wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 11:08:04PM +0200, Olivier Guerrier wrote:
>>     * People running consumer/embedded systems who can't trust their
>>       apps not to try to change the cursors want to silently drop all
>>       cursor rendering.  -> patch required if deemed useful
> We build digital signage players that play movies, html pages, images  
> and text.
> These players have no mouse or keyboard and the cursor is a visual wart.
>> Can you not just ship a null cursor theme or something if your apps
>> insist on setting a cursor?
> In our product we embed apps that it is far to painful to modify to turn  
> off the cursor.
> For example mozilla (mozembed). The -nocursor patch avoids the need to  
> modify
> any app code at all to remove the unwanted cursors.
> We are willing to work up a patch if you are willing to accept it.

Sure, -reallydontrenderanycursorsever sounds fine to me.  Sorry about
the last patch; just completely fell off my TODO list.

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