Commit e9dd580c authored by Alan Mackenzie's avatar Alan Mackenzie
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Filter obtrusive events in help-read-key-sequence.

This fixes most of bug #29272.

* lisp/help.el (help-read-key-sequence): After a mouse event, pause for 0.01s,
discarding any events (such as <help-echo>) received in this time, before
polling for the double-click (etc.) events which may follow.  This fixes the
infinite loop which occurred whwn <help-echo> events triggered a sit-for
whilst handling menu events.
parent 90075e8e
......@@ -728,11 +728,17 @@ with `mouse-movement' events."
Describe the following key, mouse click, or menu item: "))
((and (pred vectorp) (let `(,key0 . ,_) (aref key 0))
(guard (symbolp key0)) (let keyname (symbol-name key0)))
(if no-mouse-movement
(string-match "mouse-movement" keyname)
(and (string-match "\\(mouse\\|down\\|click\\|drag\\)"
keyname)
(not (sit-for (/ double-click-time 1000.0) t)))))))
(or
(and no-mouse-movement
(string-match "mouse-movement" keyname))
(and (string-match "\\(mouse\\|down\\|click\\|drag\\)"
keyname)
(progn
;; Discard events (e.g. <help-echo>) which might
;; spuriously trigger the `sit-for'.
(sleep-for 0.01)
(while (read-event nil nil 0.01))
(not (sit-for (/ double-click-time 1000.0) t))))))))
(list
key
;; If KEY is a down-event, read and include the
......
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