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Re: port-sparc/45314: Spurious mouse button events under X11 on a SparcStation 2
The following reply was made to PR port-sparc/45314; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-sparc/45314: Spurious mouse button events under X11 on a
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 05:35:11 +0000
On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 04:10:07PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> | Quickly moving the mouse in wide cycles under X11 (without
> | actually pressing one of the mouse buttons) seems to generate
> | spurious mouse button events; this is quite annoying because it
> | sometimes leads to unwanted copy-and-pasting (which is
> | especially annoying with xterm windows, even more so if you are
> | logged in as root...). The spurious mouse button events seem to
> | happen more often if the mouse cursor crosses window borders
> | during the movement (causing twm to redraw the window border).
> I think this is caused by the versioned ioctls for the mouse that were
> necessary for the 64 bit time syscalls.
How? And is this still likely to be an issue? (It's been so long, all
I remember is the existence of the problem that made the mouse move
only in squares on amd64, not what caused it or what the solution was)
David A. Holland
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