getclip and cygutils and cygcheck

Thomas Wolff
Sat Jun 15 19:36:00 GMT 2013

Am 15.06.2013 05:15, schrieb Jeremy Hetzler:
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 5:15 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> What's that size?  I'm not aware of any size restriction in the current
>> /dev/clipboard code.  Well, there's an allocation when writing to the
>> clipboard, but it's only restricted by the size of the largest available
>> memory block in the process VM, in theory.
> After some testing, the limit seems to be 64k. It only happens when
> reading data that was copied to the clipboard by a Windows program (in
> this case Excel).
This sounds pretty much like the same observation I made in
At that time, however, the problem was finally fixed, so (not yet having 
checked again, sorry) could the old problem have crept in again somehow?

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