Select/copy/paste from Git Terminal not working as expected on Windows
- Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:11:00 -0400
- From: Jeffrey Walton <noloader@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Select/copy/paste from Git Terminal not working as expected on Windows
When working on Windows I often use the Terminal provided by Git to
SSH into other machines. I've noticed select/copy/paste does not work
as expected when there is a lot of scrollback. It works, but it takes
minutes to select the text and copy from the terminal.
For example, clear the terminal with 'reset', then build Git from
sources. There will be a lot of scrollback, on the order of several
thousand lines. Then, Right Click -> Select All. It will take a couple
of minutes to select all of the text. Right Click again, and then
Copy. It will take a couple of minutes to copy all of the text.
This has been going on for years. Cygwin terminals on the same machine are OK.