Latest Cygwin X hangs when mouse is used to highlight text

Wed Sep 15 12:13:00 GMT 2010

On 14/09/2010 20:52, Brian Kelly wrote:
> Thanks Jon for the quick reply. I attached a new log file generated with
> an  attempt to highlight - followed by the "hang".

Can you please attach an X server log generated with the additional server 
option '-logverbose 3'

Can you be more detailed about what you mean by a 'hang'? Does just the X 
server application become unresponsive? or your whole system?

> Again, this worked PERFECTLY just yesterday.

I understood the first time.

I would suggest that something has changed on your system to cause this change 
in behaviour, but you are best placed to find out what that is.

> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jon TURNEY
>> Sent: Sep 14, 2010 1:47 PM
>> Subject: Re: Latest Cygwin X hangs when mouse is used to highlight text
>> On 14/09/2010 18:51, Brian Kelly wrote:
>>> I've been using Cygwin X trouble-free for years, and am running the latest
>>> distribution of X and the Cygwin1.dll for at least two weeks (since the
>>> Cygwin release). It's been fine until this morning when it started
>>> locking on me whenever I used the mouse to highlight text. I have NO IDEA
>>> what changed on my system to now cause this behavior. **ANY** help you can
>>> give to assist me would be most appreciated since I use it for all my
>>> development efforts.
>> This is very likely to be some sort of problem with the clipboard integration
>> code.
>> You might find that using the '-noclipboard' option works around the problem
>> (at the cost of not being able to cut/paste between Windows and X apps).
>> An xserver log with '-logverbose 3' might shed a bit more light on what's
>> going on.

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