Is there a Windows clipboard manager that doesn't clash with -clipboard parameter?

Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Thu Jul 30 12:59:00 GMT 2009

On 07/29/2009 09:39 AM, Ed Gatzke wrote:
> Alister Hood<alister.hood<at>>  writes:
>> Hi,
>> I've found that -clipboard clashes with Windows clipboard history
>> managers such as Ditto.  Does anybody know of a clipboard manager with
>> which it does work?
> I have had awful troubles using XWin with -clipboard.  I don't think
> I am doing anything odd with the XP clipboard AFAIK.  Using -clipboard
> crashes various applications (tgif) and gives performance issues in
> others (LyX)
> I tried a re-install for xwin but it seems to give me the version
> from February, (20090222)
> Looking at the package list for cygwin, it appears the xwin package
> is obsolete?

The 'xorg-server' package, which contains 'XWin.exe', is not obsolete.
The current version is 1.5.3, package revision #5.  See here ->

Larry Hall                    
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