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Enhancement Advisory mingw-virt-viewer enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2013:0889-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-06-10
Last updated on: 2013-06-10
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2

Details

An updated mingw-virt-viewer package is now available.

The MinGW Windows virt-viewer console application implements, among other
things, the client side of SPICE protocol. This package contains the
remote-viewer executable, the next generation of spice-client.

A list of the bugs fixed in this update is available in the Technical Notes
document:

https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Virtualization/3.2/html/Technical_Notes/chap-RHEA-2013-0889.html

Administrators of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environments should install
this new package.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To install or upgrade to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2 refer to the
Installation Guide:

http://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Virtualization/3.2/html/Installation_Guide/index.html

Updated packages

(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

842816 - virt-viewer prints an error dialog when connecting an USB device to a guest (while no drivers are already installed on WIndows client)
857114 - when server-mouse cursor is grabbed and the cusor is stolen, spice-gtk should release it
866418 - RFE: CAC smartcard support for windows (mingw-virt-viewer)
872200 - Installer reports that usbclerk wasn't installed even though it's been installed previously
873263 - support raw ipv6 addresses in URIs
874482 - Right-side of display not refreshed when window is partially out of screen on the left (was Mouse pointer disappears )
874499 - RFE: log to Application Logs of Event Log service on windows platform, control log level with environment variable
874698 - [spice - remote viewer] Can't open console to VM on 5.9 host "Unable connect to the graphic server"
875124 - "Take screenshot" dialog should add .png to the saved file name and ignore all common image extensions typed
905898 - Rebase mingw-virt-viewer in RHEV-M 3.2 to be on par with RHEL-6.4
906560 - spice client crashes at first Shift-Ctrl-V in Microsoft Outlook
907053 - remote-viewer.exe crashes in 16bpp
912703 - Resolution changing loop
912713 - Window resizes when "tiling" on half a screen in windows 7
913080 - remote-viewer: "Unable to connect to the graphic server" error on guest shutdown
918997 - Second display disappears after guest reboot
919530 - Virt-Viewer: Win764 guest does not show available 2nd display for multimonitor
923894 - Migration falls back to Switch host method when connection is established through proxy.
924006 - Crash with invalid utf8 clipboard in gdk_property_change()
924476 - fail to resume the win7-64 guest by pressing the keyboard after do S3 if use remote-viewer
927882 - [remote-viewer] gnome session unresponsive after connecting to vm with more displays
952327 - with RHEV-M's "full screen" or CLI "--full-screen=auto-conf", secondary monitor of the guest keeps flashing



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