Cut/paste in an xterm takes extraordinarily long time

Jim Reisert AD1C
Wed Dec 16 22:01:00 GMT 2009

I'll save this in case it happens again.  It hasn't been a problem this week.

- Jim

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Jon TURNEY wrote:

> 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?

Jim Reisert AD1C, <>,

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