[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygutils 1.4.16-8 (Test)
Mon Nov 22 07:08:19 GMT 2021
Greetings, Jon Turney!
> On 21/11/2021 10:36, Mark Geisert wrote:
>> Hi Denis,
>> 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)'
>>> If step 2 is replaced by ‘printf AAAA | putclip', no error.
>>> If step 3 is replaced by ‘getclip’, no error.
>>> I can’t tell whether this is new or not.
>> It appears to be old. An xterm selection is placed on the Windows
>> clipboard in CF_UNICODETEXT format. 'getclip' can deal with this,
>> 'getclip -u' and 'getclip -d' cannot; they always request CF_TEXT (i.e.,
>> ANSI) format and assume they get a buffer of data. But the formats
>> don't match and there's no data supplied. That's why the segfault occurs.
> Odd... I think that Windows should convert CF_UNICODETEXT to CF_TEXT if
It could convert to UNICODE, but the reverse would be lossy.
With best regards,
Monday, November 22, 2021 10:07:50
Sorry for my terrible english...
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