Cut/paste in an xterm takes extraordinarily long time

Wed Dec 16 20:52:00 GMT 2009

On 10/12/2009 18:18, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
> I'm having problems with copying text from a Windows application
> (Firefox) and pasting into Cygwin Emacs (23.1.1).  I'm running Cygwin
> 1.7 (latest) and Xorg (latest).  When pasting into Emacs, my mouse
> pointer changes to an hourglass, and after what seems like an eternity
> (10-30 seconds), the paste will finish, often times with the wrong
> text, rarely with the correct test.

When the text is wrong, how is it wrong? Scrambled? Previous paste? Backwards? 
Random letters? Translated to Urdu?

> I am running RealVNC also.  I remember several/many months back, there
> seems to be a cut/paste issue with Cygwin that was exacerbated by
> running VNC.  Could that problem have returned?

You could test this by closing RealVNC and seeing if the problem doesn't occur?

> How can I help debug this?  I've attached my cygcheck output.

If you could follow the steps I outlined in my email replying to the last time 
you mentioned this [1], that would be helpful?

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