XGrabServer man page

XGrabServer, XUngrabServer — grab the server

Syntax

int XGrabServer(Display *display);

int XUngrabServer(Display *display);

Arguments

display
Specifies the connection to the X server.

Description

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

XUngrabServer(3) is an alias of XGrabServer(3).

libX11 1.6.4 X Version 11 XLIB FUNCTIONS