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Re: getclip and cygutils and cygcheck
- From: Jeremy Hetzler <jeremyhetzler at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:13:18 -0400
- Subject: Re: getclip and cygutils and cygcheck
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On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 5:55 AM, Corinna Vinschen
< ... > wrote:
> On Jun 12 21:52, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> Am 12.06.2013 17:21, schrieb Nellis, Kenneth:
>> >where is getclip?
>> Whereever it actually is, shouldn't it be deprecated or removed
>> since it does not handle non-ASCII characters?
>> I think I already suggested a replacement once before which was a
>> simple shell script wrapper to /dev/clipboard.
> Good point.
I use getclip/putclip every day. They are the only way to reliably
move large (multi-megabyte) amounts of data from Windows programs in
and out of the clipboard. "cat /dev/clipboard" fails with "bad
address" over a certain size.
Please please keep these utilities unless there is a fully functional
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