Copy/paste broken from X to Windows

Thu Nov 21 17:45:00 GMT 2013

On 21/10/2013 05:45, Matt D. wrote:
> Copy/paste seems to be broken when attempting to copy a large block of text
> from X to Windows. See the attachment for an example.
> Copying the text from Windows to X seems fine but the reverse causes the mouse
> cursor to spin and then a blank string to paste.

Thanks for the bug report and reproduction steps.

I can reproduce this problem, and there's definitely a timing sensitive bug
here (which a larger paste seems to trigger).  There is also perhaps something
not quite right about the way select() is behaving here, as it seems to be
returning 0 before the timeout expires, which I need to investigate further.

I've uploaded a snapshot at [1] with a fix and a workaround. Perhaps you could
try that and see if it improves things for you?


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