[haiku-appserver] Re: input issues

  • From: Adi Oanca <adioanca@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 14:31:26 +0300

forgot something. :-)

Adi Oanca wrote:
>>4) the way how the mouse cursor is currently moved will introduce a 
>>novelty in BeOS: a hanging cursor on load.
>       Yes, I have talked about that with DW. We should collapse mouse
> moved messages which come from input server. Unfortunately that is not
> possible ATM because of BPortLink's architecture (at least, that was my
> impression when I wanted to do that).
>       BMessages from input_server anyone? :-)
>>Instead, we should follow 
>>the path R5 has chosen, and use a direct handshake for updating the 
>>mouse cursor position only (note, the view transfer messages are still 
>>done over the standard message path, only the *visual* position update 
>>is not, since that's all that matters for perception).

        I don't understand...
        Are you talking about redirecting B_MOUSE_DOWN messages to the
client BLooper? I remember sawing something like this in R5.
(redirect_input_server() was called, I think)


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