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Date:      Sun, 06 Feb 2011 08:59:36 -0700
From:      Fred <fred@blakemfg.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: nedit problem
Message-ID:  <4D4EC568.70306@blakemfg.com>
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On 02/06/11 00:53, b. f. wrote:
> Fred Boatwright wrote:
>
>> After updating all ports on 8.1-RELEASE, nedit has a problem.  The right
>> mouse button works ok in the toolbar but if it is pressed in the text
>> area, for example to copy a block of text, the cursor changes shape and
>> the X session becomes completely locked up.  I have to stop X and
>> restart it.  I have tried to deinstall nedit and rebuild it but this
>> didn't help.  It is nedit-5.5 with Motif 2.2.3.
> This is a known problem with many Motif-based applications, arising
> from a bug in recent versions of Xorg.  It has been corrected
> upstream, and it is likely that this problem will be fixed when the
> ports freeze ends shortly after the release of FreeBSD 7.4 and 8.2, if
> not before.  If you can't wait, you can try using the patches from:
>
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=154510
>
> b.
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I will just use another editor for a while.  Thanks for the help.

Best regards,
Fred




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