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e0c64d08 05/03/2011 04:35 pm Gerd Hoffmann

spice: don't create updates in spice server context.

This patch moves the creation of spice screen updates from the spice
server context to qemu iothread context (display refresh timer to be
exact). This way we avoid accessing qemu internals (display surface)...

07536094 05/03/2011 04:35 pm Gerd Hoffmann

spice: don't call displaystate callbacks from spice server context.

This patch moves the displaystate callback calls for setting the cursor
and the mouse pointer from spice server to qemu (iothread) context.
This allows us to simplify locking.

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>

196a7784 05/03/2011 04:35 pm Gerd Hoffmann

spice: drop obsolete iothread locking

We don't use qemu internals from spice server context any more.
Thus we don't also need to grab the iothread mutex from spice
server context. And we don't have to temporarely release the
lock to avoid deadlocks. Drop all the calls....

7466bc49 11/02/2010 01:43 pm Gerd Hoffmann

spice-display: replace private lock with qemu mutex.

qemu_spice_create_update() must aquire the global qemu mutex to
make sure DisplayState doesn't change while we are accessing it.

Once this is in place the private lock is pretty pointless as
everything it protects is covered by the global qemu mutex now....

2c80e423 10/22/2010 08:11 pm Stefan Weil

Replace remaining gcc format attributes by macro GCC_FMT_ATTR (format checking)

Replace the remaining format attribute printf by macro
GCC_FMT_ATTR which uses gnu_printf (if supported).

  • Removal of dyngen specific code is now done in a separate patch....
a3e22260 09/21/2010 07:36 pm Gerd Hoffmann

spice: simple display

With that patch applied you'll actually see the guests screen in the
spice client. This does not bring qxl and full spice support though.
This is basically the qxl vga mode made more generic, so it plays
together with any qemu-emulated gfx card. You can display stdvga or...

869564a9 09/21/2010 07:36 pm Gerd Hoffmann

spice: add tablet support

Add support for the spice tablet interface. The tablet interface will
be registered (and then used by the spice client) as soon as a absolute
pointing device is available and used by the guest, i.e. you'll have to
configure your guest with '-usbdevice tablet'.