[Interest] "QXcbClipboard::setMimeData: Cannot set X11 selection owner"

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Mar 7 15:52:32 CET 2018

On Wednesday, 7 March 2018 03:21:45 PST René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> QXcbClipboard::setMimeData: Cannot set X11 selection owner
> I'm seeing this sporadically in applications connected to an XQuartz X11
> server that has been running for a certain time. It always seem to affect
> all the applications that are currently connected, but doesn't persist
> after an application restart (= I don't have to restart the server).
> Hoping for some insight(s); I'm pretty certain that the issue is caused by
> something odd in XQuartz but cannot ignore the fact that it affects only Qt
> applications (GTk-based applications are not affected).

Obviously no GTK application is going to print something about 
"QXcbClipboard". Can you see any other symptom besides the warning?

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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