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Re: rxvt doesn't paste selections anymore?

Hi Hans,

I'm glad I was able to help a bit.

Clicking the middle (scroll) button also works for me, as does Insert and

I should have said that I'm running Windows XP SP1, although it has worked
with W2K (various SPs) and XP without SP1.

When I shut down XP SP1 I *do* have to kill the zombies (I can't remember
about the earlier OS's)!



----- Original Message -----
From: "Deragon, Hans" <>
To: "'Alistair Grant'" <>; <>
Cc: "Deragon, Hans" <>
Sent: Friday, September 20, 2002 12:19 AM
Subject: RE: rxvt doesn't paste selections anymore?

> You sort of helped me by inspiring me to look more closely how I started
> script.  I solved the dos box persistence.  I used to call my script with:
>   U:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --login ~/bin/x50 &
> But it should have been:
>   U:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --login ~/bin/x50
> i.e., no & at the end.  I do not know why I have put an & there.
> But cut&paste does not work across rxvts and I have the save version as
> have.  It seams that for a few fellows, cut&paste does not work while for
> others it does.  cut&paste does work within the same rxvt and in my case,
> the middle button is used.  At home, with WinXP Home, cut&paste works fine
> across rxvts.  At work, with WinNT 4.0, it does not.
> On another note, I noticed that when shutting down the computer, I am not
> asked to kill the rxvts zombies running in the background anymore.
> that even though you would kill all rxvts running, when shutting down the
> computer, you would be asked to terminate tasks related to rxvt?  It seams
> that this has been fixed. ;)
> Ciao
> Hans

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