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Re: [Bug-readline] Pasting large amounts of text into readline-enabled p

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Pasting large amounts of text into readline-enabled programs truncates parts of the lines of the text being pasted
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:55:44 -0400
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On 7/25/13 6:23 AM, Margarita Manterola wrote:
> Recap and new findings:
> The problem:
> Large pastes (5k or more) into a readline enabled program fail when
> running kernels larger than 2.6.31-rc5.  "Fail" means that some lines
> are incomplete.  From 2.6.39-rc1 onwards, "some" lines become "almost
> all lines after the first 4k".
> ***
> I'll be now mailng the linux kernel mailing list hoping to get their
> attention into fixing this.
> Credit: this investigation was done together with Maximiliano Curia.

Thanks for all your great work tracking this down.  It's a tremendous
amount of effort, and I appreciate it.  Please keep me updated on the
response, if any, from the Linux kernel mailing list members.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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