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bug #38073: Mouse input sometimes not recognised when using MinTTY terminal

Submitted by:  Christopher O'Neill <deltafire>
Submitted on:  Sun Jan 13 19:47:41 2013  
Category: otherSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: otherStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: 0.4.0IRC nick: Deltafire

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Sun Jan 20 22:51:03 2013, comment #1:

not sure if it would help but you can record a trace of mouse data (just click randomly throughout the window the same as you believe would trigger the bug in weechat) with

perl -E ' print "\e[?1005h\e[?1002h" '
cat >mouse_log

hit Ctrl+D Ctrl+D to finish the recording and append the file here

would also be interesting if /set weechat.look.mouse_timer_delay to a higher value changes anything?

Sun Jan 13 19:47:41 2013, original submission:

Symptom: Mouse input isn't detected, "M#Z]" or similar displayed in input bar.

Steps to reproduce: Using MinTTY on Windows, click randomly in the Weechat window - about 5% of the time the above symptom will occur.

Notes: I have tried to reproduce this with VIM - but the problem does not occur there. It appears this is specific to Weechat when used with the MinTTY terminal emulator.

We discussed this in the IRC channel some months ago, and came to the conclusion that MinTTY is sometimes splitting the mouse button control characters over multiple packets.

Christopher O'Neill <deltafire>


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