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Date:      Tue, 3 Jun 1997 05:42:48 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Gary Clark II <>
To: (Nik Clayton)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Pasting from rxvt to Netscape - core dumps
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In-Reply-To: <> from Nik Clayton at "May 28, 97 10:55:15 am"

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Nik Clayton wrote:
> Hi,
> Has anyone had problems under X cutting text from an rxvt window, and
> pasting it into Netscape's Open URL dialog? I can get this to core dump
> with monotonous regularity.
> But cutting from rxvt, pasting into an xterm, and then cutting from the
> xterm and pasting into Netscape works with no problems.
> FWIW, this is with 
>     rxvt v2.09
>     Netscape 3.0
>     XFree86 3.2 on a Diamond Stealth with the S3 server, running at 16bpp
> Unfortunately I don't have any other Motif binaries, so I don't know if this
> is a generic problem between rxvt and Motif, or just Netscape.
> It's not exactly a serious problem, but I'm curious as to whether anyone
> else has experienced it.

I've got the same setup here (except I'm at 8bits not 16) and it works fine.
I belive that there used to a problem with netscape dumping like this if 
"EVERYTHING" was not setup right (nls and other things).  Maybe this is it?

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