[Konsole-devel] protection from pasting many lines?

Robert Knight robertknight at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 00:03:51 UTC 2008

Hello Matthew,

I think that suggestion has been made on b.k.o.  At least, it is at the
back of my mind somewhere.


On Wed, 2008-07-09 at 18:59 -0500, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Comments at http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=165923 made me think of 
> a feature request, but I seem to recall this one may be out there. So 
> before I add it to b.k.o maybe someone can remind me if it's already filed?
> Basically, I was thinking it would be nice if konsole provided 
> command-execution-protection ala ksirc/others. IOW, if more than one 
> line is pasted, ask the user if they know what they're doing. I suspect 
> multi-line commands are rare enough that this wouldn't be intrusive 
> (maybe have a modifier key to disable the behavior?), but would save me 
> from forgetting that I've selected a big block of text since the command 
> I want to paste.
> For single lines, the current behavior is OK (in fact, some will recall 
> I argued to get KDE3's behavior back here ;-) ).

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