Re: [hackers] [st] Persistent clipboard patch RFC

From: Alex Pilon <>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2016 12:36:23 -0400

> Thanks for proposing the patch.


> For me the patch is a bit too hackish, since xclip will keep up a
> process and this might cause too many useless processes hanging around.
> This is rather a hack for a feature the X11 architecture is missing for
> you.

Thankfully, xclip exits when it no longer owns the clipboard.

> You can add it to the wiki.

I only intended it for the wiki. Not everybody has my tiling window
manager and throwaway terminal workflow anyway.

> For the final decision I’m waiting for the opinion of k0ga. He said on
> IRC, that he will review your patch tomorrow.

So you are considering it for inclusion then… ?

Thank you for your time on such a trivial matter.


Alex Pilon
Received on Wed May 04 2016 - 18:36:23 CEST

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