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Bug#588785: #588785 xterm: consider supporting freedesktop.org style clipboard behavior

On Mon, 30 Aug 2010, Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote:

Thomas Dickey <dickey@his.com> writes:
...and it seems to work.  If you did not invoke the select-end, and
started selecting again with the mouse, then that would discard the


...just complicated.  But your followup was helpful.

=> Clipboard contents did not change at all. Are you sure clipboard
contents changed in your case and not just the primary selection?

I was actually reading the debugging trace.  But using your script,
I do see a difference.  It was actually copying to primary based on
this line in the default translations:

 <BtnUp>:select-end(SELECT, CUT_BUFFER0) \n\

changing that to

 <BtnUp>:ignore() \n\

lets the keypress translation do what you want.

Thomas E. Dickey

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