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Re: problem with paste-from-clipboard

On 05/15/2017 12:09 PM, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Sat, 13 May 2017 15:11:00, Eric Blake wrote:
>> You're making it sound like I'm actively trying to hurt you. Rather,
>> it's a case where it is a problem that doesn't affect me personally, and
>> I have limited enough spare time as it is, so I haven't yet tried to
>> reproduce things to see if I can isolate what behavior changed.
>> I would love help solving the issue.  Absent that help, you'll just have
>> to wait for me to have time.
> But I have helped - in the very post of mine you just quoted, I put this
> link:
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2017-04/msg00176.html
> that post of mine contains not only the commit in question, but even
> potentially
> the file in question and even possibly the section of the file in
> question. You
> never even responded to that post.

Probably because I did not even see the post at the time. (While I try
to keep up with Cygwin email, I also get hundreds of other mails per
day, and when Cygwin is limited to my free time, sometimes things slip
through the cracks).  In life, and therefore in open source, it is often
that the squeaky wheel gets the grease; if something isn't getting the
attention you think it deserves, it is not bad to ping the thread to
bring it back to the forefront.

Thanks for the ping. I've now replied to that thread to ask upstream
bash for help in deciphering if Chet, who wrote the code, might be aware
of why it is breaking things.

That said, I still hope to get a closer look at it myself when I have a
nice chunk of time; but the trick is still getting that nice chunk of time.

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3266
Virtualization:  qemu.org | libvirt.org

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