[winswitch] 0.6.1 -- server-side clipboard problem

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Mon Sep 17 09:09:26 BST 2012

On 09/17/2012 09:09 AM, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> Hi Antoine,
> I've noticed another server-side problem with clipboard in 0.6.1:
> if I connect to server-0.6.1 using client-0.3.6 clipboard content is not 
> pasting from local clipboard to remote application. 
> Knowing about all those fixes you recently introduced this is more or less 
> expected.
Actually, this had nothing to do with the clipboard fixes, this bug was
introduced by the experimental multi-client support.

> However the real serious problem is that after I connected to server-0.6.1 
> from old client-0.3.6 (I didn't test other versions) clipboard doesn't work 
> even if I connect from the very same client-0.6.1. Clipboard entry in tray 
> icon menu become inactive and unticked like if there is no support for 
> clipboard whatsoever.
FYI: this has nothing to do with what versions you use to connect.

> I was able to fix this issue temporarily by "xpra upgrade :8" on server side.
> It would be very nice if server could be slightly improved to avoid clipboard 
> degradation from talking to older clients.
Fixed in:
(will apply to 0.6 shortly)


> Thank you.
> Cheers,
> Dmitry.
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