patch: X11 xmove utility updated for 32 and 64 bit systems

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Mon Jul 4 23:07:46 UTC 2016

On 07/ 4/16 01:01 PM, J. Hart wrote:
> Some of you may remember the old X11 utility xmove.
> I have prepared a patch for it to enable it to function properly on more modern
> systems.  The original xmove utility was unable to function on 64 bit machines.
> This patch enables it to function on both 32 and 64 bit machines.
> I also plan to prepare it for the Raspberry Pi.
> I was wondering about the best way to make the update available to the linux
> community, and into any linux distributions which might be interested in it.
> I retrieved the original source for it from the following location:

It's not one of the utilities that X.Org provides, so you'd need to get the
patches to whereever the distros pull from as their upstream. suggests the original has been abandoned
for almost 18 years now, and the link provided for the "improved" fork no
longer works.

	-Alan Coopersmith-              alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Engineering -

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