Any News on cut-and-paste bug?

Chris Brannon chris at
Wed May 1 16:49:06 EDT 2013

Kirk Reiser <kirk at> writes:

> As far as I know, Chris Brannon submitted a patch to fix the
> cut-and-paste lock-up bug somewhere around 3.2.x. I don't know if that
> patch ever made it into the kernel speakup version or not.

You're thinking of the "goto position" bug, which I fixed.  The system
would crash every time someone tried to use the "go to" function.

As for the cut and paste bug, I haven't been able to reproduce it
consistently, and I never tracked down the cause.

-- Chris

More information about the Speakup mailing list