VT switch event

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Mon Dec 7 01:49:33 PST 2009

on 07/12/2009 03:07 Peter Hutterer said the following:
> note that this isn't an event for the VT switch as such, it's simply a
> enabled/disabled notification for the device.
> You'll get the same event when you add/remove a device (preceeded/followed
> by a DeviceAdded/DeviceRemoved message) or when a client intentionally
> disables that device, either by changing the property or by issuing an
> XChangeDeviceControl request.

Thank you for the clarification.

> so you can't rely on those events to determine whether a VT switch has
> happened.


Andriy Gapon

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