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Re: Tried mintty but it locks-up on enabling "Copy on select"

On Mon, 9 Feb 2009 18:54:58 +0000
Andy Koppe <> wrote:

> > Maybe a known issue.
> >
> > Just tried mintty 0.3.5:
> >
> > Options->Mouse->Copy on select
> >
> > mintty becomes unresponsive and I have to kill it.
> > The virtual set size goes to 450megabytes
> That's a new one actually. Can you reproduce it? If it's not too much
> bother, any details about the bug and your system would be
> appreciated. The ~/.minttyrc file might be helpful too.

Yes, it's reproducible. I just installed mintty and then ran it.
So whatever mintty does to .minttyrc is what's in that file.

I found a mintty.exe.stackdump
The stack trace is incomplete and ends with 
(probably corrupted stack)

> > After killing it it leaves behind a bash.exe which also has to be killed.
> Yep, if it crashes, the child process won't get killed. But of course
> it's not supposed to crash. :)
> Andy
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