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    SubjectRe: Thread-private mappings and graphics (was Re: Per-Processor Data Page)

    On Fri, 17 Dec 1999, Raul Miller wrote:

    > On Fri, Dec 17, 1999 at 10:19:56AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > > I'm a big fan of X - I dislike non-standard solutions, and when I play
    > > games (which isn't that often, admittedly), I _refuse_ to switch out
    > > of X. I want to see my "xbiff" at the side, and I want to be able to
    > > just pause the thing without having to "switch" to anything else.
    > Er.. actually..
    > Games that use voodoo tend to grab the mouse and not let go. So I wound
    > up running a separate X server when I ran one of those.

    Just let them grab the mouse - you can still see xbiff. Then when you
    switch you just press ESC, and you have your mouse back.

    At least under Quake III.


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