Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 68193
Mouse does not work with xboard
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:02 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020625
Description of problem:
When I start "xboard" I cannot use the mouse to move the
chess pieces or go the menu.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start "xboard"
2. Try to move the chess pieces with the mouse.
Actual Results: The chess pieces and the menu don't work with the
Expected Results: I expect to move some chess pieces or manipulate the
menu with the mouse.
[peterve@limbohp peterve]$ rpm -qfi /usr/bin/xboard
Name : xboard Relocations: (not relocateable)
Version : 4.2.5 Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release : 4 Build Date: ma 24 jun 2002 03:45:58 CEST
Install date: zo 07 jul 2002 13:20:43 CEST Build Host: perf90.perf.redhat.com
Group : Amusements/Games Source RPM: xboard-4.2.5-4.src.rpm
Size : 1101328 License: GPL
Packager : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
Summary : An X Window System graphical chessboard.
I've tested this with gnuchess-5.02-8 and xboard-4.2.5-4 and can't reproduce it.
It takes a moment to initialize the game, perhaps even up to a minute pn slower CPUs.
During that time xboard doesn't react on mouse movements, perhaps that's what you're
Oops, you're right. Sorry for the panicky bug report from me. :-)
(It was probably the impatient little boy in me who filed the bug.)
I run Limbo on 2 machines, a slower Pentium I class machines and
a Pentium III.
On the slow machine it takes up to half a minute before startup.
The faster machine takes up a few seconds.