XWin causes Windows apps to hang(?)

Ed Avis ed@membled.com
Fri Feb 20 21:40:00 GMT 2004

Harold L Hunt II <huntharo@msu.edu> writes:

[Windows app hangs when pasting to it from X]

>Yes, the OpenClipboard failure is probably causing your crash.  Try
>editing your startxwin.bat and removing the -clipboard parameter
>being passed to XWin.exe.

If I do that then I can run a separate xwinclip.exe.  If xwinclip gets
into a wedged state then it can be killed and restarted.

>There is likely a bug in XWin.exe's clipboard support that will need
>to be fixed.

Let me know if you would like me to do something to help reproduce or
track down this bug.

Ed Avis <ed@membled.com>

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