Swapped middle and right mouse buttons in rawhide

Denis Leroy denis at poolshark.org
Thu Mar 13 11:35:12 UTC 2008

Adam Tkac wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 10:54:41AM +0100, Denis Leroy wrote:
>> Adam Tkac wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've hit annoying problem in current rawhide on both my machines -
>>> i386 desktop and x86_64 notebook. Problem is that middle and right
>>> mouse buttons are swapped. I wasn't able to track which component
>>> is guilty. Does anyone have same experience?
>> I hoped for a second it was intentional. It's impossible to resize a 
>> windows with alt-middle-click when the mouse middle button is a tiny mouse 
>> wheel (i.e. half the mice on the market)... If anyone knows how to change 
>> that setting...
> It's interesting. Miroslav Lichvar told me when I disconnect and then
> connect mouse it gets fixed and it really works (on desktop). But
> notebook bother me because it's not so easy disconnect touchpad :)

Alas :-) ! It seems fixed after updating my rawhide VM.

Filed this BZ: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=437280

which has a pointer to the upstream request :


The upstream discussion is an interesting read, although it is slightly 
scary how such a simple feature patch-provided-request can turn into a 
rhetorical discussion :-)


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