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Re: getclip and cygutils and cygcheck

On Jun 17 12:16, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun 14 23:15, Jeremy Hetzler wrote:
> > After some testing, the limit seems to be 64k. It only happens when
> > reading data that was copied to the clipboard by a Windows program (in
> > this case Excel).
> > [...]
> > 583 $ cat /dev/clipboard >
> > cat: /dev/clipboard: Bad address
> > [...]
> > Does that help?
> Yes, thank you.  There was an ill-conceived check for the last character
> in the buffer being a high surrogate UTF-16 character.  It worked only
> if the clipboard content was small enough to fit into a single read of
> the application.  If it was too big, and the application had to call
> read again to fetch more from the clipboard, it tried to read the
> character beyond the array boundary.  I fixed that in CVS.  I'll probably
> create a new developer snapshot and a 64 bit test version later today.

FYI, I'm just uploading a new developer snapshot 2013-06-17 to, as well as a new 64 bit Cygwin test
release 1.7.21-4.  Please give one of them a try.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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