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bug#18939: 24.4; middle-click sometimes pastes data other than the PRIMA


From: Vincent Lefevre
Subject: bug#18939: 24.4; middle-click sometimes pastes data other than the PRIMARY selection
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2014 16:10:27 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23-6371-vl-r75100 (2014-11-04)

retitle 18939 24.4; a left-click in Emacs sometimes modifies the PRIMARY 
selection
thanks

On 2014-12-28 16:03:00 +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> This occurs very often, and I've finally managed to find a way to
> reproduce the bug:
> 
> 1. Open a file containing a line, say "foo", with "emacs -Q".
> 
> 2. When the cursor is at the beginning, type C-k.
> 
> 3. Select text in some other window.
> 
> 4. Left-click in the initial Emacs window.
> 
> 5. Middle-click in the initial Emacs window.
> 
> Instead of pasting the selected text, this pastes what was cut
> with C-k.

Note: in 5, the middle-click can also be done in an xterm, with the
same problem. What actually occurred is that in 4, the PRIMARY was
modified, while a left-click should never have modified anything!

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