substitute for xclip?

Ulli Horlacher
Wed Oct 19 06:58:05 GMT 2022

With Linux I am using xclip to read the X11 clipboard.
Is there a cygwin equivalent to read the Windows clipboard?

My use case is:
The user copies file names to the clipboard and then starts a program
which processes these files.

Ullrich Horlacher              Server und Virtualisierung
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