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Re: [Xen-devel] RFC: drop frontend support for relative pointer

On Wed, 7 Oct 2009, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> That's good to know - stubdom was one area I was concerned about. To the
> best of my knowledge the only backend that ever sent relative mouse events
> was the old PVFB we had in Fedora 6 which was the original code before 
> the eventual merge into official xen-devel trees. So official repos have
> always defaulted to absolute mode.  Hopefully no one out there has gone
> and re-implemented the PVFB backend in any other fork of Xen and dropped
> ABS mode or made REL the default ???
> IMHO if ABS mode is able to work correctly, then there's absolutely no
> benefit in having a REL mode at all, so its best deleted / removed. 

I guess keeping around unused code doesn't make much sense but I was just
being cautious, given that for example XCI is currently using relative
coordinates so they are not dead just yet.

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