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Re: VNC development plan - discuss


On Wed, 7 Mar 2007 14:55:45 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

> I know, I know  - its awful. In the virt-manager which is in rawhide
> this is worked around by doing a pointer grab & hiding the local
> cursor. Not ideal but a hell of alot better than current. The root
> problem is not really VNC's fault though - we get absolute mouse
> coords in the local GTK widget, these are passed over VNC as absolute
> coords to Xen, then passes them upto the guest OS as absolute coords,
> and finally the guest X server translates them to relative coords and
> applies mouse acceleration again :-( I've figured out a Xorg config
> stting to make it use absolute coords in the guest, so now its just a
> case of making X auto-configure this out-of-the-box.

Kill me for being stupid, but... Wouldn't it make sense to treat the
virtual input device as a tablet (which deliver absolute coordinates
by nature, no?) instead of a mouse (which deliver relative coordinates)?

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