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Re: long-standing set-up errors on upgrade (elimination of x cut buffers
Re: long-standing set-up errors on upgrade (elimination of x cut buffers)
Thu, 16 Sep 2010 07:02:57 -0400
-- Joe Brenner wrote :
I see in NEWS
"*** Support for X cut buffers has been removed."
For some time, I've had this in my emacs init files:
(setq x-select-enable-clipboard t)
(setq interprogram-paste-function 'x-cut-buffer-or-selection-value)
Now, with a recent build of bzr emacs, I see that leading to this error
Symbol's function definition is void: x-cut-buffer-or-selection-value
I personally am not actually fussy about the details of how X the
clipboard talks to the kill-ring and vice versa. I need there to be a
way to do it, but it almost doesn't matter which way it is (e.g. I prefer
a yank to snag the current X selection, but if I need to do a Control C
first before that will work, I can live with that).
But what I do find really disturbing is when stuff I've had in my set-up
for years suddenly causes problems because I did an upgrade.
(Of late, the gnus emacs team seems to be having trouble with the idea
of stable interfaces.)
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