[squeak-dev] Pending 4.1 Mantis Bugs

Casey Ransberger casey.obrien.r at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 21:51:36 UTC 2010

Chris, I can reproduce this issue on my linux box. Also: when I copy, quit
w/o saving, relaunch, and paste, nothing happens.

casey at wanderlust:~$ squeak -version
3.10-6 #1 Sun Aug  2 02:02:29 PDT 2009 gcc 4.2.4
Squeak3.10beta of 22 July 2007 [latest update: #7159]
Linux ubuntu 2.6.24-24-generic #1 SMP Fri Jul 24 22:46:06 UTC 2009 i686
default plugin location: /usr/local/lib/squeak/3.10-6/*.so

On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Which
> > one of these stop you from getting work done, make work results
> inaccessible
> > or similar?
> Thanks for asking this, because these are the items that have the
> "multiplier" effects on community productivity (which I was trying,
> clumsily, to allude to in meeting the other day).
> > [7472] In sq 9563 copying workspace text across images loses line endings
> > http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7472
> >
> > This looks like a Linux / Unix bug. I have absolutely no idea what (if
> > anything) to do here. Someone please advise.
> I sure wish more folks were experiencing this one, merely for sake of
> reproducibility for someone who might know to fix it..   :(
> So far, the Mantis report indicates only Jerome, myself and laza have
> experienced the problem.
> Cut and paste text *between* two running Squeak images loses the
> line-endings.  Anyone else out there have that problem?
> Here is another question:  Can you copy text in a workspace, exit the
> image *without* saving it, re-launch it, and paste the text you
> copied?  I can't.  It looks like maybe the clipboard is saved with the
> image?
> There is one more bit of information about cut and paste;
>  - the *first* time I copy text to the clipboard while in Squeak, the
> computer beeps at me, but not on subsequent copies to the clipboard
> during that image session.  I was wondering whether the beep was in
> some error-handler or something.  When I paste the "beeped copied"
> text, I get a Beep on the paste too.  Paste paste paste = beep beep
> beep.
>  - However, if I copy text *again*, it does not beep, and nor do
> those pastes beep.  Weird!
> Cut and paste seems to work pretty well in my other Linux apps, just
> not Squeak..   :(
> If it's only me and a few others, this isn't a show-stopper for 4.1.
> Hopefully the cause will turn up someday..
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