Last Minute XWayland Improvements For X.Org Server 1.19, Including Pointer Warping

Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org on 5 October 2016 at 04:13 PM EDT. 7 Comments
A number of last minute XWayland improvements/fixes landed today in the Git code-base ahead of this month's X.Org Server 1.19 release.

XWayland changes hitting the xorg-server Git today include creating a secondary input device to be used for pointer warping/locking, pointer warp emulation, touch fixes, and other xwayland changes.

The pointer warping support in XWayland is important for older Linux games lacking native Wayland support for being able to center the pointer to the current application/game window. The support in XWayland was worked on months ago but finally landed in Git in time for this major v1.19 release.
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