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Bug 487560 - Broken handling of relative mouse grab mode
Summary: Broken handling of relative mouse grab mode
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gtk-vnc
Version: 5.4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Daniel Berrange
QA Contact: Martin Jenner
: 432232 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: 223805
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-02-26 18:11 UTC by Daniel Berrange
Modified: 2009-09-02 09:48 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-09-02 09:48:41 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:1301 normal SHIPPED_LIVE gtk-vnc bug fix update 2009-09-01 10:05:55 UTC

Description Daniel Berrange 2009-02-26 18:11:34 UTC
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

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2009-04-01 15:06:43 UTC
Fix built into gtk-vnc-0.3.8-1.el5

Comment 2 Daniel Berrange 2009-04-01 15:10:14 UTC
*** Bug 432232 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-02 09:48:41 UTC
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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