Commit 833e48d3 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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Add PROBLEMS entry for X clipboard managers slowing down exit

See http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=8869#92
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...@@ -1357,6 +1357,28 @@ single copies. You do not need any other drivers or options. ...@@ -1357,6 +1357,28 @@ single copies. You do not need any other drivers or options.
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice" Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
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*** Emacs is slow to exit in X
After you use e.g. C-x C-c to exit, it takes many seconds before the
Emacs window disappears. If Emacs was started from a terminal, you
see the message:
Error saving to X clipboard manager.
If the problem persists, set `x-select-enable-clipboard-manager' to nil.
As the message suggests, this problem occurs when Emacs thinks you
have a clipboard manager program running, but has trouble contacting it.
If you don't want to use a clipboard manager, you can set the
suggested variable. Or you can make Emacs not wait so long by
reducing the value of `x-selection-timeout', either in .emacs or with
X resources.
Sometimes this problem is due to a bug in your clipboard manager.
Updating to the latest version of the manager can help.
For example, in the Xfce 4.8 desktop environment, the clipboard
manager in versions of xfce4-settings-helper before 4.8.2 is buggy;
https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7588 .
* Runtime problems on character terminals * Runtime problems on character terminals
** The meta key does not work on xterm. ** The meta key does not work on xterm.
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