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Re: address@hidden: Kill ring leak in winemacs macros]

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: address@hidden: Kill ring leak in winemacs macros]
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2005 06:55:03 +0300

> Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 23:41:04 +0200
> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Stuart D. Herring wrote:
> >>Is not the variable `x-select-enable-clipboard' for this?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >No, that enables the use of the X "clipboard selection" in addition to the
> >X "primary selection", and is only relevant on X (not Windows, which has a
> >clipboard but doesn't have "selections").  The variables
> >`interprogram-cut-function' and `interprogram-paste-function' can be set
> >to nil to suppress the synchronization, but this isn't just a
> >customization issue (as in "this isn't a problem, you should set X to Y")
> >because the issue only arises during keyboard macro execution.  If we want
> >to support this, presumably we want a new variable thusly:
> >  
> >
> I believe you can do (setq x-select-enable-clipboard nil) on MS Windows 
> too to avoid sync with Windows clipboard.

That's because on Windows, there's _only_ the clipboard.  On other
systems, you need to use the interprogram-* vars.  So Stuart is
correct, I think: one needs to use the interprogram-* vars so that
this works on all supported systems.

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