Solaris Common Messages and Troubleshooting Guide

Service wouldn't let us acquire selection


This message indicates that the OpenWindows selection service failed to seize the requested selection from /tmp/winselection.

Consider the following diagnostics: the requested selection could be 0 for unknown, 1 for caret, 2 for primary, 3 for secondary, or 4 for clipboard. The result could be 0 for failure, 2 for nonexistent, 3 for did not have, 4 for wrong rank, 5 for continued, 6 for cancelled, or 7 for unrecognized.