Spice copy and paste does not populate the selection buffer in Linux guests on RHEV

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  • If a user is connecting to a RHEL guest in RHEV and they copy something to the clipboard on their client, it only populates the clipboard in the guest, not the selection buffer as well. Is this configurable?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.1, 3.2
  • Guest: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.4
  • Spice client: virt-viewer 0.5.3-25 or earlier

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