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Re: Clipboard bugs caused by MiNT?!
On Sun, 12 Oct 1997, Martin-Eric Racine wrote:
> A while back (on the STiK mailing), I reported that NEWSie
> intercepts Clipboard actions from other applications, plus
> popup-dialog actions (right mouse click) from CAB.
I don't have any such problems with N.AES/MiNT.
> Today, I tried booting SingleTOS for a test. No more buggy!
> Booting with MultiTOS (AES 4.1) as a PRG in the auto-folder
> also worked perfectly! ;-)
> Therefore, I can only point to the MiNT kernel itself as the
> source of those mis-routed application vectors.
Very, very unlikely. These things are handled by the AES exclusively
(atleast they *should* be), the MiNT kernel has nothing to do with it.
I'm 99% sure that this is a bug in AES 4.1 (it's still a beta you
know...), perhaps triggered by some dubious code in NEWSie.
I have heard about event's "falling through" before, but I have never
experienced this with N.AES or MagiC.
** Jo Even Skarstein http://www.stud.ntnu.no/~josk/
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