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bug#24554: 24.5; kill-ring-save fails to give visual feedback on first r


From: npostavs
Subject: bug#24554: 24.5; kill-ring-save fails to give visual feedback on first run, but does on the second
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:33:06 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Daniel Barrett <address@hidden> writes:
> Possible important detail: The problem behavior is different if you add
> the "-nw" option when running emacs (say, within KDE's Konsole). In this
> case, the region formed in step 3 gets HIGHLIGHTED in reverse-video when
> you move the cursor to end of line, which provides visual feedback of a
> different kind. The first kill-ring-save makes the highlighting
> disappear. When emacs is run in its own window -nw, the region does not
> appear highlighted.
>

Are you saying that region highlighting doesn't work in Emacs 24.5 in
graphical mode?

>                     
>                     Perhaps in this case, emacs "thinks" the
> highlighting is present and therefore doesn't bother to "blink" the
> point and mark.
>
> This is in the stock emacs 24.5 package distributed with Ubuntu 16.04
> LTS (Xenial). The problem did not occur in the previous version of
> Ubuntu (15.10).
>
>
>
>
> In GNU Emacs 24.5.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.18.9)
>  of 2016-04-17 on lgw01-04, modified by Debian
> Windowing system distributor `The X.Org Foundation', version 11.0.11803000
> System Description:   Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
>
> Configured using:
>  `configure --build x86_64-linux-gnu --prefix=/usr
>  --sharedstatedir=/var/lib --libexecdir=/usr/lib
>  --localstatedir=/var/lib --infodir=/usr/share/info
>  --mandir=/usr/share/man --with-pop=yes
>  
> --enable-locallisppath=/etc/emacs24:/etc/emacs:/usr/local/share/emacs/24.5/site-lisp:/usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp:/usr/share/emacs/24.5/site-lisp:/usr/share/emacs/site-lisp
>  --build x86_64-linux-gnu --prefix=/usr --sharedstatedir=/var/lib
>  --libexecdir=/usr/lib --localstatedir=/var/lib
>  --infodir=/usr/share/info --mandir=/usr/share/man --with-pop=yes
>  
> --enable-locallisppath=/etc/emacs24:/etc/emacs:/usr/local/share/emacs/24.5/site-lisp:/usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp:/usr/share/emacs/24.5/site-lisp:/usr/share/emacs/site-lisp
>  --with-x=yes --with-x-toolkit=gtk3 --with-toolkit-scroll-bars
>  'CFLAGS=-g -O2 -fstack-protector-strong -Wformat
>  -Werror=format-security -Wall' 'CPPFLAGS=-Wdate-time
>  -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2' 'LDFLAGS=-Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro''
>
> Important settings:
>   value of $LC_COLLATE: C
>   value of $LANG: en_US.UTF-8
>   locale-coding-system: utf-8-unix
>
> Major mode: Lisp Interaction
>
> Minor modes in effect:
>   tooltip-mode: t
>   electric-indent-mode: t
>   mouse-wheel-mode: t
>   file-name-shadow-mode: t
>   global-font-lock-mode: t
>   font-lock-mode: t
>   blink-cursor-mode: t
>   auto-composition-mode: t
>   auto-encryption-mode: t
>   auto-compression-mode: t
>   line-number-mode: t
>   transient-mark-mode: t
>





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