[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] GUI cursor control

Ingo Brückl ib at wupperonline.de
Mon Sep 5 17:12:44 CEST 2011

Reimar Döffinger wrote on Mon, 5 Sep 2011 16:55:19 +0200:

> On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 12:05:28PM +0200, Ingo Brückl wrote:
>> Alexander Strasser wrote on Sun, 4 Sep 2011 20:21:08 +0200:
>> > Wouldn't it be better to have the X11 VOs not interfere with cursor
>> > management if an external WinID is used? In that case you would would be in
>> > control of it remaining invisible and responsible for making it visible.
>> You mean something like the attached patch and having a mouse_autohide code
>> in GUI's wm/ws.c? Yes, this would really give full cursor control to the
>> application owning the WinID and I'm perfectly fine with this (solution #2),

> Yes, I think this is a good way, though before you reimplement the autohide
> or similar functionality in the GUI

I've already prepared and roughly checked this, it's only a few lines of

> it might make sense to move the check a bit so it's still possible to reuse
> the code if it makes sense.

What do you mean by "move the check a bit", I don't get it. Which "check",
"move" where (or when)?


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