[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: libreadline7-7.0.3-3

Steven Penny svnpenn@gmail.com
Tue Jul 4 21:53:00 GMT 2017

On Mon, 15 May 2017 15:59:48, Chet Ramey wrote:
> It was inspired by the discussion starting with
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-readline/2015-05/msg00007.html
> The idea is to optimize pasted input using the assumption that it will be
> mostly composed of characters that map to self-insert, and you can batch
> read those characters and perform one display update.
> The way to test whether or not a character will be inserted into the
> editing buffer is to see whether or not it maps directly to self-insert.
> If that's the problem, there will have to be a cygwin-specific fix; it
> works elsewhere.


Bumping this thread because it is a new month. Also of note, it is now over 5
months since my initial report, and the errant version of readline has not been
patched or rolled back:


and I did post the potential problem code back in April:


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