Bug 487560 - Broken handling of relative mouse grab mode
Broken handling of relative mouse grab mode
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gtk-vnc (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Berrange
Martin Jenner
: 432232 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 223805
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Reported: 2009-02-26 13:11 EST by Daniel Berrange
Modified: 2009-09-02 05:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-09-02 05:48:41 EDT
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Description Daniel Berrange 2009-02-26 13:11:34 EST
Description of problem:
The current GTK-VNC code has a couple of problems with the way it handles relative mouse mode in VNC described here


These cause an 'invisible wall' problem as per bug 223805

This is fixed upstream here:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Difficult, but common

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use a guest virtual machine for a while
Actual results:
At some point the mouse cursor will hit an invisible wall, preventing movement over some part of the guest console desktop

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Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2009-04-01 11:06:43 EDT
Fix built into gtk-vnc-0.3.8-1.el5
Comment 2 Daniel Berrange 2009-04-01 11:10:14 EDT
*** Bug 432232 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-02 05:48:41 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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