Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 139849
Cut and paste fails, crashes xterm
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:55 EST
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Description of problem:
Open a remote xterm through ssh like this:
$ ssh -X -f <server> xterm
Then a cut and paste from the remote window to a local one crashes the
Pasting from a local to a remote xterm does not seem to work.
Cut and paste works well between different remote xterms on the same
A typical error message received:
# xterm: warning, error event received:
X Error of failed request: BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter)
Major opcode of failed request: 18 (X_ChangeProperty)
Atom id in failed request: 0x181
Serial number of failed request: 174
Current serial number in output stream: 176
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open remote xterm with: ssh -X -f <server> xterm
2. Attempts to cut and paste ends with remote xterm crash
Actual Results: Xterm dies.
Expected Results: The cut and paste operations should have worked.
This fails when the remote machines are FC3 and also AS3. I am not
really sure if this is a metacity bug or a gnome bug.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 139846 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.