Writing to /dev/clipboard from multiple processes in Bash gives inconsistent behaviour

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Fri Feb 13 23:50:00 GMT 2015

Greetings, cyg Simple!

> I would put the output to a /tmp/deleted.lst file and when I'm ready to
> paste it into the mail I would cat /tmp/deleted.lst > /dev/clipboard.

>> The shell code I posted was a simple test case to show the problem, not
> actually
>> what I'm trying to achieve.  Posting simplified example code that
> demonstrates
>> a problem is a common way to get help because it means others only need to
>> understand the simple example, not the full problem:
>> https://cygwin.com/acronyms/#STC

> By the design and purpose of the Windows Clipboard your use of
> /dev/clipboard is flawed.  You need to change your methods in order to fix
> the issue.

If you know how to do it, may be you can describe the correct way of doing it,
to share the knowledge?
The preferable format would be a FAQ entry.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 14.02.2015, <01:48>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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