Dragging from explorer to cygwin terminal is not putting the path into the terminal

Academy OfFetishes academyoffetishes@gmail.com
Sat Jun 8 00:53:00 GMT 2019


That's interesting.  Well my sync settings already seems to be off, but
when I was having issues, it was working just like you described.

I'm not sure if I'm supposed to create a new Mintty issue or wait for
Thomas to reply.

On Fri, Jun 7, 2019 at 5:41 PM Doug Henderson <djndnbvg@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 7 Jun 2019 at 11:33, Academy OfFetishes wrote:
> >
> > I have the same problem with 3.0.0.
> >
> > Sorry for slowly dripping out information (I promise that's not my
> intent),
> > but I will say, as soon as I created this user account on windows, I had
> > copy and paste issues that were outside of cygwin.  I recall copying text
> > from firefox and not being able to paste it into windows explorer and
> vice
> > versa (these are contrived examples.  I can't remember what the exact
> > problems were, but they were similar to this).  It seemed very random,
> > though.  Like some copy/paste worked, and some did not.  After running
> sfc
> > /scannow and restarting twice, the problem seems to have gone away
> > completely.
> >
> > I'm not sure if that's
> to this problem (except that it could point
> > out a borked windows install).
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 7, 2019 at 12:41 AM Thomas Wolff <towo@towo.net> wrote:
> >
>
> I encountered strange clipboard problems as a result of fiddling with
> the Clipboard Settings in Win10.
>
> When I turned on "Sync across devices", after a "Copy to clipboard"
> operation, sometimes the "Paste from clipboard" operation pasted
> nothing or the previous clipboard content. A few moments later,
> another "Paste" would paste the content of the most recent "Copy". It
> seems as though the content of the clipboard was not updated after a
> Copy operation until a Sync to cloud was performed, with the timing
> being dependant on WiFi, internet and cloud speeds and latency.
>
> I did not observe any difference in "Drag and Drop" behaviour with
> this setting, but I almost exclusively use keyboard Copy and Paste
> instead of mouse Drop and Drag.
>
>
> Doug
>
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