XWin causes Windows apps to hang(?)

Ed Avis ed@membled.com
Thu Feb 12 17:47:00 GMT 2004

Øyvind Harboe <oyvind.harboe@zylin.com> writes:

>This was with -42.
>- I copied a URL from an email message in Evolution
>- When I paste into a Windows app, that Windows app is stuck. This
>happened w/iexplorer and explorer.exe.
>It appears as if the Windows app is stuck indefinitely waiting for
>the "pastable" from XWin.

I am seeing this too.  I tried pasting into several different
applications, in all cases it caused the app to hang and I had to kill
it using the task manager.  Cut and paste between normal Windows apps,
or pasting from Windows to XWin, is fine.

XWin.exe --version did not produce any output, however the Cygwin
setup program shows I am running XFree86-xserv-4.3.0-44 and
XFree86-xwinclip-4.3.0-2.  I had manually started xwinclip.exe after
the built-in clipboard support seemingly crashed.

It looks as though by running XWin.exe --version I overwrote the log
file, but when this problem happens again I will provide a log.  (It
might be that next time will also be with a separate xwinclip.exe
after the builtin clipboard support crashed.)

Ed Avis <ed@membled.com>

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