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bug #18112: Color cursor causes slow mouse movement at menus

Submitted by:  ancestral <ancestral>
Submitted on:  Mon May 9 01:43:06 2011  
Category: BugSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: User Interface
Status: FixedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Andreas Löf <aginor>Open/Closed: Closed
Release: 1.9.6Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6.7

Sat Dec 19 01:03:56 2015, comment #5:

SDL2 has been merged into master.

Andreas Löf <aginor>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Fri Sep 25 09:35:40 2015, comment #4:

Proper colour cursors have been implemented in SDL2, so I think this can be marked as fixed now.

Wedge009 <wedge009>
Project Member
Sun Aug 9 14:56:21 2015, comment #3:

I was wondering why the mouse cursor looked so plain...

I manually enabled colour cursors with 1.13.1+dev and didn't notice anything substantially different at the main menu. In a game there does seem to be a slightly longer delay in responsiveness of the mouse cursor so there does seem to be some sort of performance penalty, even on Windows with high-end hardware.

Wedge009 <wedge009>
Project Member
Wed Aug 10 20:35:54 2011, SVN revision 50683:

Set default color cursors choice to "no", effectively reverting r43158

Color cursors still feel sluggish on my laptops, especially with all the
default map and unit animations enabled, and don't match the actual
mouse motion on my platform with other applications or color cursors
disabled as closely as they should. See also bug #18112.

(Browse SVN revision 50683)

Ignacio R. Morelle <shadowmaster>
Project Administrator
Mon May 9 19:36:55 2011, comment #1:

I can confirm this for 1.9.5 on Mac OS X 10.5.8

-- For me, the colour cursor is unresponsive right after startup; I'm using therefore b/w cursor.

Scaeb <scaeb>
Mon May 9 01:43:06 2011, original submission:

If color cursor is enabled, mouse tracking is very, very slow or at times even unresponsive. Only evident when at the main menu. Usually not apparent until after playing a game and then returning to the main menu.

Turning the color cursor off is a valid workaround.

I’ve noticed this bug in other 1.9.x releases but not with 1.8.x.

ancestral <ancestral>
Project Member


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