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Re: Using the clipboard in development version of Emacs

From: suvayu ali
Subject: Re: Using the clipboard in development version of Emacs
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 16:20:15 -0700

Hi Dan,

On 7 September 2010 11:47, Dan Davison <> wrote:
> Dan Davison <> writes:
>> I'm using Emacs compiled from recent source, under Linux. There have
>> been changes to the way Emacs interacts with the clipboard: e.g., if
>> text is selected in an X application, `yank' no longer pastes it into an
>> Emacs buffer; similarly `kill-region' no longer stores the text in a way
>> that middle-click will paste it into an X application.
>> Can anyone tell me how to get the behaviour I'm looking for (implied
>> above), or point me to the relevant discussion?
> Hmm, sorry, I should have done more googling first. I am getting the
> impression that this is work-in-progress, rather than a stable
> change. So I think my question was not appropriate for this (or perhaps
> any) list.

I also prefer the old behaviour, and would like to get it back. Could
you point me to the discussion where this change is being discussed? I
would like to follow it.

> Dan

Thanks a lot.


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