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Re: [RFP] misc from cygutils
On Wed, 2001-11-28 at 06:13, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Robert Collins wrote:
> Has the buffersize limitation of /dev/clipboard been removed? Since
> 'cat' uses a 4k internal buffer, and /dev/clipboard (didn't) support
> state between calls, you couldn't
> cat /dev/clipboard
> if the clipboard contained more than 4k of data.
> And, of course, /dev/clipboard was not always writeable...although it
> IS now...
The buffer limitation was removed when I implemented the write feature
:}. So, yes it's been fixed since ...
> To be honest, even though I wrote the original read-only /dev/clipboard
> support, I don't use it...I use putclip and getclip. :-)
alias putclip="cp %1 /dev/clipboard" ?