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XGrabServer - Man Page

grab the server


int XGrabServer(Display *display);

int XUngrabServer(Display *display);



Specifies the connection to the X server.


The XGrabServer function disables processing of requests and close downs on all other connections than the one this request arrived on. You should not grab the X server any more than is absolutely necessary.

The XUngrabServer function restarts processing of requests and close downs on other connections. You should avoid grabbing the X server as much as possible.

See Also

XGrabButton(3), XGrabKey(3), XGrabKeyboard(3), XGrabPointer(3)
Xlib - C Language X Interface

Referenced By

The man page XUngrabServer(3) is an alias of XGrabServer(3).

libX11 1.8.9 X Version 11 XLIB FUNCTIONS