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Re: [O] long delay after selecting capture template

From: Allan Streib
Subject: Re: [O] long delay after selecting capture template
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 10:36:25 -0400
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Eric S Fraga <address@hidden> writes:

> I've had this problem in the past. I found that setting this variable helps:
> ,----[ C-h v x-selection-timeout RET ]
> | x-selection-timeout is a variable defined in ‘C source code’.
> | Its value is 10
> | 
> | Documentation:
> | Number of milliseconds to wait for a selection reply.
> | If the selection owner doesn’t reply in this time, we give up.
> | A value of 0 means wait as long as necessary.  This is initialized from the
> | "*selectionTimeout" resource.
> `----
> For me, a value of 10 works well in most cases.  Sometimes this means
> that the selection from another application (e.g. the browser) is not
> found but at least it doesn't stall.

Thanks, mine was set to 5000. Seems like I've seen it stall for longer
than 5 seconds, but perhaps in those cases one of the primary or
clipboard selections timed out as well.

I'm on OpenBSD by the way.

Allan Streib
Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Digital Science Center :: Community Grids Lab :: FutureSystems


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