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From: "Charles Lepple" <clepple@ghz.cc>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.0: characters repeated when *pasting*?!
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 15:55:34 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <40395.216.12.38.216.1058817334.squirrel@www.ghz.cc> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030721193748.GC436@elf.ucw.cz>


Pavel Machek said:
> Hi!
>
>> > I copied text ole.rohne@cern.ch (using gpm), pasted it to emacs (right
>> > mouse button) in another console and it came out as
>> > oooooole.rohne@cern.ch. That looks extremely weird and suggests that
>> > repeated characters are indeed software problem.
>> >
>> > Its not reproducible, and nothing interesting in logs :-(.
>>
>> Hmmm, are you sure you hadn't pressed meta-6 before pasting it in?
>
> I can't be sure... I do not think I pressed that, but it certainly is
> possible that I wanted to switch consoles and pressed that by mistake.

you can use "C-h l" (or "F1 l") next time to see emacs' idea of the last
few keystrokes. I'm guessing it was meta-6 or ctrl-u (if it was only four
'o's).

-- 
Charles Lepple <clepple@ghz.cc>
http://www.ghz.cc/charles/

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-21 19:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-21  9:28 2.6.0: characters repeated when *pasting*?! John Bradford
2003-07-21 19:37 ` Pavel Machek
2003-07-21 19:55   ` Charles Lepple [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-21  8:50 Pavel Machek

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