Cygwin/X crashes when using -clipboard; Win95; switched from Gnome to KDE on linux

Jay Smith
Sun Jun 27 21:40:00 GMT 2004

Hi Alexander,

Yes, I did get crashing from "simple cases" (i.e. plain text in a basic KDE 
xterm [konsole]).  In a couple cases the crash was within a few seconds and 
in other cases I was able to do two or three copy/paste operations before 
it crashed.

I am afraid that I haven't a clue how to track this down myself.

Does this error message give you any ideas?
    winClipboardErrorHandler - ERROR:
        BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)

Does the rest of the log output (in my original post) look correct? Are 
there any clues there?

If this can't be solved, then it may mean that Windows 95 may be no longer 
supported for Cygwin/X.

Is there any possibility that xwinclip could be used?  Or is that 
completely useless now?


Alexander Gottwald said the following on 06/27/2004 03:30 PM:
> Jay Smith wrote:
>>I am using Cygwin/X running on a Windows 95 PC to connect to a Linux RedHat
>>8 server and to display the various linux terminal screens, Mozilla running
>>on linux, etc., etc. Also, from one of those KDE linux terminal screens, I
>>launch terminal screens displaying shells running on an old SCO Unixware
> Does it also crash in very simple cases? copying from xterm for example should
> work.
> Maybe this is a problem with windows 95 but unless you start tracing this down
> yourself you will have bad luck. I don't own any windows 9x box anymore and
> can't try this myself.
> bye
>     ago

Jay Smith


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