Debian Bug report logs - #422521
xterm: please add support for SunPaste and XF86Paste keys

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Package: xterm; Maintainer for xterm is Debian X Strike Force <>; Source for xterm is src:xterm.

Reported by: "Bernhard R. Link" <>

Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 16:48:01 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: patch

Found in version xterm/225-1

Fixed in version xterm/226-1

Done: Julien Cristau <>

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Bug#422521; Package xterm. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: "Bernhard R. Link" <>
Subject: xterm: please add support for SunPaste and XF86Paste keys
Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 18:45:33 +0200
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Package: xterm
Version: 225-1
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch

Pleasee consider applying attached patch, which adds XF86Paste and
SunPaste keysyms as alternates for Shift+Insert to include the current

	Bernhard R. Link
[xterm-paste.patch (text/x-diff, attachment)]

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From: Julien Cristau <>
Subject: Bug#422521: fixed in xterm 226-1
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 13:47:09 +0000
Source: xterm
Source-Version: 226-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
xterm, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/x/xterm/xterm_226-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/x/xterm/xterm_226-1.dsc
  to pool/main/x/xterm/xterm_226-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/x/xterm/xterm_226.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Julien Cristau <> (supplier of updated xterm package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 14:02:22 +0100
Source: xterm
Binary: xterm
Architecture: source i386
Version: 226-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian X Strike Force <>
Changed-By: Julien Cristau <>
 xterm      - X terminal emulator
Closes: 12261 349142 418324 420974 421523 422521 426364 426863
 xterm (226-1) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Branden Robinson ]
   * Remove debian/NEWS; the events it attested to (like the "upcoming 7.0
     modularization" are no longer news, and are in the past.
   [ Julien Cristau ]
   * Configure with --with-tty-group=tty, to prevent security problems in case
     of buggy build environment (closes: #349142).
   * New upstream release.
     + fix  an  infinite  loop  when  showing  a  2-column character in a
       1-column screen (closes: #426863).
     + add  XF86Paste  and  SunPaste  to the default translations
       (closes: #422521, patch by Bernhard R Link).
     + improve  permissions  logic  when  closing pseudo-terminal
       (closes: #12261, patch by Nathanael Nerode, analysis by Richard
     + add  a check in case someone tries to call the popup-menu() action
       on a menu which is not initialized (closes: #426364).
     + fix error-checking on internal font switching for "Selection" menu
       entry (closes: #421523).
     + amend select/paste change from patch #225 by limiting it to
       non-UTF-8/non-KOI8-R encoding (closes: #420974).
     + add  workaround  for  groff  ".URL" codes which are not present in
       some commonly-used bitmap fonts (closes: #418324).
   * Update reference to xlibs-data in xterm's description, refer to xbitmaps
   * Build-depend on desktop-file-utils to install the new desktop files for
     xterm and uxterm, and change debian/rules and debian/xterm.install to
     install these files and the icons.
 104129b8aabcf3498c64be24716de973 825 x11 optional xterm_226-1.dsc
 93d1f43ac3c13af86c598493f14a36f6 835862 x11 optional xterm_226.orig.tar.gz
 57ae2778e0a806deb01a41cc6fee0292 61616 x11 optional xterm_226-1.diff.gz
 94f81ecbb70c7cf120552b2a5a4bdeb2 452080 x11 optional xterm_226-1_i386.deb

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