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[v2] vnc: add configurable keyboard delay

Message ID 1464702555-32556-1-git-send-email-kraxel@redhat.com
State New
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Commit Message

Gerd Hoffmann May 31, 2016, 1:49 p.m. UTC
Limits the rate kbd events from the vnc server are forwarded to the
guest, so input devices which are typically low-bandwidth can keep
up even on bulky input.

v2: update documentation too.

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
---
 qemu-options.hx |  8 ++++++++
 ui/vnc.c        | 13 +++++++++++--
 ui/vnc.h        |  1 +
 3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Comments

Eric Blake May 31, 2016, 2:57 p.m. UTC | #1
On 05/31/2016 07:49 AM, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> Limits the rate kbd events from the vnc server are forwarded to the
> guest, so input devices which are typically low-bandwidth can keep
> up even on bulky input.
> 
> v2: update documentation too.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
> ---
>  qemu-options.hx |  8 ++++++++
>  ui/vnc.c        | 13 +++++++++++--
>  ui/vnc.h        |  1 +
>  3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
> index 6106520..82b049a 100644
> --- a/qemu-options.hx
> +++ b/qemu-options.hx
> @@ -1410,6 +1410,14 @@ everybody else.  'ignore' completely ignores the shared flag and
>  allows everybody connect unconditionally.  Doesn't conform to the rfb
>  spec but is traditional QEMU behavior.
>  
> +@item key-delay-ms
> +
> +Set keyboard delay, for key down and key up events, in miliseconds.

s/mili/milli/

> +Default is 1.  Keyboards are low-bandwidth devices, so this slowdown
> +can help device and guest to keep up and not loose events in case

s/device/the device/
s/loose/lose/

> +events are arriving in bulk.  Possible causes for the latter are flaky
> +network connections, or scripts for automated testing.
> +
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diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index 6106520..82b049a 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -1410,6 +1410,14 @@  everybody else.  'ignore' completely ignores the shared flag and
 allows everybody connect unconditionally.  Doesn't conform to the rfb
 spec but is traditional QEMU behavior.
 
+@item key-delay-ms
+
+Set keyboard delay, for key down and key up events, in miliseconds.
+Default is 1.  Keyboards are low-bandwidth devices, so this slowdown
+can help device and guest to keep up and not loose events in case
+events are arriving in bulk.  Possible causes for the latter are flaky
+network connections, or scripts for automated testing.
+
 @end table
 ETEXI
 
diff --git a/ui/vnc.c b/ui/vnc.c
index d2ebf1f..ea3b3d4 100644
--- a/ui/vnc.c
+++ b/ui/vnc.c
@@ -1629,6 +1629,7 @@  static void reset_keys(VncState *vs)
     for(i = 0; i < 256; i++) {
         if (vs->modifiers_state[i]) {
             qemu_input_event_send_key_number(vs->vd->dcl.con, i, false);
+            qemu_input_event_send_key_delay(vs->vd->key_delay_ms);
             vs->modifiers_state[i] = 0;
         }
     }
@@ -1638,9 +1639,9 @@  static void press_key(VncState *vs, int keysym)
 {
     int keycode = keysym2scancode(vs->vd->kbd_layout, keysym) & SCANCODE_KEYMASK;
     qemu_input_event_send_key_number(vs->vd->dcl.con, keycode, true);
-    qemu_input_event_send_key_delay(0);
+    qemu_input_event_send_key_delay(vs->vd->key_delay_ms);
     qemu_input_event_send_key_number(vs->vd->dcl.con, keycode, false);
-    qemu_input_event_send_key_delay(0);
+    qemu_input_event_send_key_delay(vs->vd->key_delay_ms);
 }
 
 static int current_led_state(VncState *vs)
@@ -1792,6 +1793,7 @@  static void do_key_event(VncState *vs, int down, int keycode, int sym)
 
     if (qemu_console_is_graphic(NULL)) {
         qemu_input_event_send_key_number(vs->vd->dcl.con, keycode, down);
+        qemu_input_event_send_key_delay(vs->vd->key_delay_ms);
     } else {
         bool numlock = vs->modifiers_state[0x45];
         bool control = (vs->modifiers_state[0x1d] ||
@@ -1913,6 +1915,7 @@  static void vnc_release_modifiers(VncState *vs)
             continue;
         }
         qemu_input_event_send_key_number(vs->vd->dcl.con, keycode, false);
+        qemu_input_event_send_key_delay(vs->vd->key_delay_ms);
     }
 }
 
@@ -3249,6 +3252,9 @@  static QemuOptsList qemu_vnc_opts = {
             .name = "lock-key-sync",
             .type = QEMU_OPT_BOOL,
         },{
+            .name = "key-delay-ms",
+            .type = QEMU_OPT_NUMBER,
+        },{
             .name = "sasl",
             .type = QEMU_OPT_BOOL,
         },{
@@ -3486,6 +3492,7 @@  void vnc_display_open(const char *id, Error **errp)
 #endif
     int acl = 0;
     int lock_key_sync = 1;
+    int key_delay_ms;
 
     if (!vs) {
         error_setg(errp, "VNC display not active");
@@ -3604,6 +3611,7 @@  void vnc_display_open(const char *id, Error **errp)
 
     reverse = qemu_opt_get_bool(opts, "reverse", false);
     lock_key_sync = qemu_opt_get_bool(opts, "lock-key-sync", true);
+    key_delay_ms = qemu_opt_get_number(opts, "key-delay-ms", 1);
     sasl = qemu_opt_get_bool(opts, "sasl", false);
 #ifndef CONFIG_VNC_SASL
     if (sasl) {
@@ -3735,6 +3743,7 @@  void vnc_display_open(const char *id, Error **errp)
     }
 #endif
     vs->lock_key_sync = lock_key_sync;
+    vs->key_delay_ms = key_delay_ms;
 
     device_id = qemu_opt_get(opts, "display");
     if (device_id) {
diff --git a/ui/vnc.h b/ui/vnc.h
index 81a3261..6568bca 100644
--- a/ui/vnc.h
+++ b/ui/vnc.h
@@ -155,6 +155,7 @@  struct VncDisplay
     DisplayChangeListener dcl;
     kbd_layout_t *kbd_layout;
     int lock_key_sync;
+    int key_delay_ms;
     QemuMutex mutex;
 
     QEMUCursor *cursor;