[haiku-bugs] Re: [Haiku] #5978: Implement app_server API to get mouse cursor information

  • From: "Wim" <trac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 12:33:12 -0000

#5978: Implement app_server API to get mouse cursor information
 Reporter:  Wim                 |       Owner:  axeld         
     Type:  enhancement         |      Status:  new           
 Priority:  normal              |   Milestone:  R1            
Component:  Servers/app_server  |     Version:  R1/Development
 Keywords:  Screenshot          |   Blockedby:                
 Platform:  All                 |    Blocking:  4100          

Comment(by Wim):

 Replying to [comment:4 Wim]:
 > Replying to [comment:3 stippi]:
 > > Ah ok, that makes sense. I think retrieving it as a BBitmap then could
 be the most useful. This should be doable, since on the server side, it is
 just a bitmap.
 > Actually I need the hotspot as well, so I thought it would be better to
 retrieve an archived BCursor. Another option would be to retrieve a
 BBitmap and a BPoint. Which option do you think would be better?

 Just now reading the app_server code I realize that tokens are used to
 pass around bitmaps and cursors. Probably better to use that instead of
 passing around an archived BCursor.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.haiku-os.org/ticket/5978#comment:5>
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