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

On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > 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.
> Can I have a pointer to source, please?

The sources are here:


as for the other questions, I am not that familiar with XCI code, but I
pinged some of the people that should know about this and hopefully
they'll reply soon.

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