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bug#6944: Paste in Edit menu not active at start


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#6944: Paste in Edit menu not active at start
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 13:37:52 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>   (define-key menu-bar-edit-menu [paste]
>     `(menu-item ,(purecopy "Paste") yank
>               :enable (and (or
>                             ;; Emacs compiled --without-x doesn't have
>                             ;; x-selection-exists-p.
>                             (and (fboundp 'x-selection-exists-p)
>                                  (x-selection-exists-p))
>                             kill-ring)
>                            (not buffer-read-only))
>
> I can easily fix that with an MS-Windows specific change, but I'm
> actually surprised we don't call (x-selection-exists-p 'CLIPBOARD)
> here: isn't C-y supposed to yank from the clipboard, not from PRIMARY?
> If we use 'CLIPBOARD, the code will work on Windows without any
> changes.

Yes, please make the change.  This looks like an oversight.





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