stifling XWin.exe.stackdump

2006-09-29 Thread Kenneth Nellis
I write to share the solution to a problem I didn't know I had until I tripped over it this morning. For various reasons, I have not upgraded to the 6.8.99.901 versions of Xwindows. Each time I opened a new xterm window with startxwin.bat after the XWin.exe server was already running, I was

windows patch breaks cygwin/x

2006-09-29 Thread Gerhard Gonter
FYI, after installing the windows patch for ms06-055 [1], Cygwin/X didn't start anymore. After removing that patch, Cygwin/X worked again. The text on the M$ page doesn't explain what the patch does, but the patch is clearly b0rked. REF: [1] http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=925486 --

Re: 1.5.21: startxwin.sh works, startxwin.bat does not work

2006-09-29 Thread René Berber
Scott Fordin wrote: I just rebuilt my Win2K machine and did a fresh install of all packages in the Cygwin and Cygwin-X 1.5.21 distributions. When I tried running the C:\cygwin\lib\Singular\startxserver.bat -^ That is not from

Re: 1.5.21: startxwin.sh works, startxwin.bat does not work

2006-09-29 Thread Scott Fordin
Thanks for replying, René. My responses are embedded inline. René Berber wrote: When I tried running the C:\cygwin\lib\Singular\startxserver.bat -^ That is not from the Cygwin distribution. Dunno. I ran the latest official

Re: 1.5.21: startxwin.sh works, startxwin.bat does not work

2006-09-29 Thread René Berber
Scott Fordin wrote: Thanks for replying, René. My responses are embedded inline. René Berber wrote: When I tried running the C:\cygwin\lib\Singular\startxserver.bat -^ That is not from the Cygwin distribution. Dunno. I ran