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bug#8183: isearch yanking

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#8183: isearch yanking
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 19:23:31 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> I just spent a while trying to track down a bug in isearch.el that
> turned out to be a "feature".  C-y has been hijacked to do some weird
> thing where it pastes the entire next line of the buffer instead of
> the kill ring. (Wacky!)

> Fortunately, the fix for this is easy. In isearch.el, just change the
> line that defines C-y as isearch-yank-line to isearch-yank-kill.

This has been bugging me, and has been discussed before, e.g.


Back in that 2008 thread, Juri Linkov suggested exactly this change, and
moving isearch-yank-line over to M-s C-e.

Nothing seemed to come of that suggestion, maybe due to simple inertia.
I now propose to make it so.  Any objections?

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