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Re: [PATCH] ui/cocoa: Interpret left button down as is when command is p

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ui/cocoa: Interpret left button down as is when command is pressed
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 14:15:30 +0100

On Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 09:07:06AM +0900, Akihiko Odaki wrote:
> Old Macs were not equipped with mice with an ability to perform
> "right clicks" and ui/cocoa interpreted left button down with
> left command key pressed as right button down as a workaround.
> The workaround has an obvious downside: you cannot tell the guest
> that the left button is down while the left command key is
> pressed.
> Today, Macs has trackpads, Apple Mice, or Magic Mice. They are
> capable to emulate right clicks with gestures, which also allows
> to perform right clicks on "BootCamp" OSes like Windows.
> By removing the workaround, we overcome its downside, and provide
> a behavior consistent with BootCamp.

Comments from the macos folks?

Given that the one-button-mouse days for macs are long over this
looks sensible to me.

In case there are objections we can add a config option for
right-mouse-click emulation, but I don't feel like adding a option
which nobody is going to use ...

take care,

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