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RE: /dev/clipboard update
- To: <cygwin-patches at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: /dev/clipboard update
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2001 09:10:07 +1100
- Thread-Index: AcCzHLwYtNt3RpLpRYGDRHSaK8jK3wAAAjpw
- Thread-Topic: /dev/clipboard update
/me stops typing on the ChangeLog.... looks puzzled. Shrugs.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 9:12 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: /dev/clipboard update
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 05:02:25PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 04:54:22PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 09:57:14PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >>>here's a patch for /dev/clipboard that
> >>>* allows sequential reads (the existing code only allowed a single
> >>>read() ).
> >>>* allows writes (sequential only.. I haven't thought thru
> the logic for
> >>>the boundary cases of random writes).
> >>>* allows binary data (ie it's 8 bit clean). A text version
> is exported
> >>>for windows, to the first \0.
> >>Sorry but the ChangeLog is not right. It doesn't list all
> of the functions
> >>that you modified in fhandler_clipboard.cc.
> >>Also, please don't add user32 to the link line in
> Makefile.in. Take a look
> >>at autoload.cc and add whatever functions you need there.
> >FYI, I've made the appropriate changes to autoload.cc and
> have the patch
> >ready to check in once I get an updated ChangeLog.
> Nevermind. The changes were easy enough to understand. I've
> checked in
> a ChangeLog entry too...