Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 492880
Cannot paste entire text from PRIMARY
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:09:21 EST
Created attachment 337220 [details]
Description of problem:
When attempting to run cat - | patch -p0 and pasting in the patch while middle-clicking, only a part of the patch is pasted in.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. svn co https://stage.maemo.org/svn/maemo/projects/haf/trunk/posix-locales/
2. cd posix-locales
3. cat - | patch -p0
4. Open the attachment "patch.txt" in firefox
5. Hilight the entire patch
6. Middle-click on the terminal where cat - | patch -p0 is waiting for input
The patch only appears up to this point:
--- locales/es_MX (revision 17864)
+++ locales/es_MX (work# <-- cursor blinks here (represented by # mark)
The entire patch appears on the screen, and I can hit Ctrl+D, and patch will read it in.
I suspect that this might have something to do with the fact that pipes can only hold a limited number of bytes. However, in this case, when the pipe is full, patch should start consuming it ... After all, if I save the patch to a file and run patch -p0 < patch.txt it works.
Don't expect the patch to actually apply, because I've applied it via save -> patch -p0 < patch.txt
(In reply to comment #0)
> 6. Middle-click on the terminal where cat - | patch -p0 is waiting for input
> Actual results:
> The patch only appears up to this point:
Actually, the text is there, but it is not displayed. If you press ENTER in gnome-terminal (do you use that or konsole or something else) the rest of the text appears.
I believe this is issue with gnome-terminal, not with X itself. Reassigning.
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