[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygutils 1.4.16-8 (Test)

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sun Nov 14 17:55:59 GMT 2021

On 2021-11-14 10:23, Denis Excoffier wrote:
>> On 2021-11-03 10:59, Mark Geisert wrote:
>> The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:
>> * cygutils-1.4.16-8
>> * cygutils-extra-1.4.16-8
>> * cygutils-x11-1.4.16-8

> The '-u' or '-d' option of getclip does not seem to work properly under xterm.
> How to reproduce:
> 1) Open an xterm
> 2) Select a simple piece of text (with no line ending)
> 3) getclip -u
> 4) Observe 'Segmentation fault(core dumped)'

Should not SEGV even if there is nothing to paste!

Those utilities do not have access to the X Window select buffer, only 
the X window copy buffer is copied to the Windows clipboard 
/dev/clipboard, so you may have to *COPY* the selected text to the 
clipboard, however that is done from xterm, perhaps C-S-v or using 
command xclip -sel c, before you can paste it.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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