Want to release 1.3.16

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Thu Nov 21 20:10:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 09:59:21PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>Should I wait for more ntsec stuff or is it ok to release 1.3.16?
> >>There are a couple of problems I'd like to get resolved in a new
> >>release.
> >
> >Steve Osborn's patch that solves the xterm/rxvt large paste deadlock
> >didn't seem to make it into the CVS so far.  Could it please be applied
> >before 1.3.16 is released?
> I checked in an incredibly less obtrusive workaround for this recently.

Ok, thanks.  I'll build a DLL from CVS HEAD without Steve's patch tomorrow
and let you know if I still observe the xterm deadlock.

> The last communication that I saw on the subject was this:
> >On Wed, 23 Oct 2002, Steve O wrote:
> >> Though, I could of broke something.  If you want to persue this, you're
> >> welcome to send me a test case off-list, and I'll see if anything unusual
> >> is happening.
> >
> >I think the above quite adequately explained this.  If you think it's
> >potentially fixable, let me know if you still want a test case.  And
> >thanks again for the patch.
> That led me to believe there was still more to do.

It occurred to me that the slowness I observed then was probably due to an
ssh connection.  I have been pasting large wads of text into a local xterm
(using a cygwin DLL built with Steve's patch) for a while now with no
noticeable slowdown.

> I was kind of hoping (even though I know it is fruitless) for more
> feedback from the other people lurking in this list.
>  cgf

Well, I'm glad to help, but as I'm the only one who sent feedback on this
so far, it would be pointless to send more, wouldn't it?
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