XWin requires tty for console log output

2008-11-20 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Jon, For some reason which I have yet to investigate, XWin requires a tty to the log to the terminal. That means it will output to terminal in VTs, but will not work in ordinary cmd/bash shells without setting CYGWIN=tty; instead you will see a

Re: Small update for X server 1.5.3 patch set

2008-11-20 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Jon TURNEY wrote: Works for me. Note that you don't actually need to the formatting of the log file name yourself, LogInit() already has code to replace %s in the log file name with the display name. I was aware of that, but it wasn't

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-20 Thread Eric Roode
On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 21:43:19 -0500, cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm wrote: Eric Roode wrote: I updated my cygwin the other day, as I periodically do, and I am very sorry I did so. Here are some of the problems I have encountered. It has always been the advice of this list that you

Problem with OpenGL on new X serverl

2008-11-20 Thread Florent Fievez
Hello, I have a problem running new X server 1.5.3 with openGL. Since this update, X crash when launching an OpenGL client from SunOS server. Since the application we are developing use OpenGL, it's a big problem for me (I have to use an exceed commercial xserver for testing our application). So

Re: cygwin-x-doc refresh

2008-11-20 Thread Jon TURNEY
Christopher Faylor wrote: On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 08:14:33PM -0600, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Jon TURNEY wrote: I've finished off a first pass at updating the cygwin-x-doc package I started some time ago. Updating the text was a bit less

Re: Small update for X server 1.5.3 patch set

2008-11-20 Thread Jon TURNEY
Please find at the URL below another small update to the xorg server patch set. http://www.dronecode.org.uk/cygwin/from-xming-patch-set-20081120.tar.bz2 This contains patches taken from the Xming website http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/ Thanks to Colin Harrison for his permission

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-20 Thread Tim Prince
Back, Michael wrote: My point is that relying on a user to have the forethought, time, and patience to scour through a mailing list archive is probably not the most effective or convenient form of communicating common upgrade problems and solutions. Asking thousands of people to answer

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-20 Thread Dont Care
How does the location of the startup batch file affect the behavior of numlock and capslock in xterm? Yes. The batch file is different. The binary is different. The environment variables are different. For example this is in the old batch file but not in the new one. SET

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-20 Thread cygwin
Eric Roode wrote: How amusingly recursive: It has always been the advice of the mailing lists that you should check the mailing lists before upgrading :-) Somehow you found *this* list to complain to. On that same page, there are two different *-announce lists. What did you think they

Re: cygwin-x-doc refresh

2008-11-20 Thread Christopher Faylor
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 12:57:38PM +, Jon TURNEY wrote: Christopher Faylor wrote: On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 08:14:33PM -0600, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Jon TURNEY wrote: I've finished off a first pass at updating the cygwin-x-doc package

Re: Problem with OpenGL on new X serverl

2008-11-20 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Florent Fievez wrote: I have a problem running new X server 1.5.3 with openGL. Since this update, X crash when launching an OpenGL client from SunOS server. Since the application we are developing use OpenGL, it's a big problem for me (I have to

new X-server and remote computers

2008-11-20 Thread Jeffrey Forbes
I mostly use the Cygwin X-server when connect to remote unix boxes though SSH. I got the new server working for all of the programs that I use except one. A molecular modelling graphics program called VMD causes the following error. xterm: fatal IO error 32 (Broken pipe) or KillClient on X

Multiple Monitors issue with Xterm

2008-11-20 Thread Jet Wilda
Hi, I just installed cygwin with X on WindowsXP and after making the change to have it starup in C:\cygwin\bin the Xserver starts. I have 3 monitors and even with the multimonitors setting set in the startxwin.bat when I start Xterm it is not reachable unless I right click and have it

Re: cygwin-x-doc refresh

2008-11-20 Thread Jon TURNEY
Christopher Faylor wrote: If you update the documentation in the htdocs/xfree/docs/cg directory they should show up on the web site automatically. In fact, everything under htdocs should work like that. cygwin-xfree/htdocs doesn't exist. The web-pages appear to be in cygwin/htdocs/xfree/,

Re: Multiple Monitors issue with Xterm

2008-11-20 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Jet Wilda wrote: Hi, I just installed cygwin with X on WindowsXP and after making the change to have it starup in C:\cygwin\bin the Xserver starts. I have 3 monitors and even with the multimonitors setting set in the startxwin.bat when I start Xterm it is not reachable unless I right

Re: Alias problem with bash -l (was Re: New X server)

2008-11-20 Thread Christopher Faylor
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 12:37:51PM -0600, Ryan Stewart wrote: Jon TURNEY wrote: [...] It sounds like you have somehow lost -multiwindow from the command used to start the X server (so the server is operating in the default, windowed mode). [...] Run xterm +tb, or add XTerm*toolBar: false to

Re: Multiple Monitors issue with Xterm

2008-11-20 Thread Jet Wilda
I did do some googling but must not of had the right keywords (thanks for the link :-). In either case I read that thread and there is only work arounds no solutions. Correct me if I'm wrong but the work arounds are, I can either move my main monitor to the top and left or I can user the arrow

Re: cygwin-x-doc refresh

2008-11-20 Thread Christopher Faylor
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 06:54:42PM +, Jon TURNEY wrote: Christopher Faylor wrote: If you update the documentation in the htdocs/xfree/docs/cg directory they should show up on the web site automatically. In fact, everything under htdocs should work like that. cygwin-xfree/htdocs doesn't

Re: Multiple Monitors issue with Xterm

2008-11-20 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Jet Wilda wrote: I did do some googling but must not of had the right keywords (thanks for the link :-). In either case I read that thread and there is only work arounds no solutions. Correct me if I'm wrong but the work arounds are, I can either move my main monitor to the top and left or I

Re: Multiple Monitors issue with Xterm

2008-11-20 Thread Jet Wilda
That is great to hear. Thanks again for the link and the work arounds. I look forward to Jon's fix :-) Thanks, ~Jet On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Larry Hall (Cygwin X) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jet Wilda wrote: I did do some googling but must not of had the right keywords (thanks for the

Re: XWin requires tty for console log output

2008-11-20 Thread Jon TURNEY
Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote: Jon, For some reason which I have yet to investigate, XWin requires a tty to the log to the terminal. That means it will output to terminal in VTs, but will not work in ordinary cmd/bash shells without setting CYGWIN=tty; instead you will see a cmd window briefly

Re: cygwin-x-doc refresh

2008-11-20 Thread Jon TURNEY
Christopher Faylor wrote: On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 06:54:42PM +, Jon TURNEY wrote: Christopher Faylor wrote: If you update the documentation in the htdocs/xfree/docs/cg directory they should show up on the web site automatically. In fact, everything under htdocs should work like that.

Re: Documentation

2008-11-20 Thread Jon TURNEY
Jonathan Johansen wrote: Hi All, I've tried installing the Cygwin X11 server to try to be able to run an X app, but the cygwin installation packages were completely different to the ones mentioned on the website and in the documentation. I had to search the mailing list to get the required

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: libXaw-1.0.5-1

2008-11-20 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin net distribution: *** libXaw6-1.0.5-1 *** libXaw7-1.0.5-1 *** libXaw-devel-1.0.5-1 This is the latest upstream release. Even though all references to the xaw.m4 macro has been removed

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xtrans-1.2.2-3

2008-11-20 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin net distribution: *** xtrans-1.2.2-3 I added a patch to avoid the bogus error euid != 0, directory /tmp/.X11-unix will not be created from the X servers, once they are rebuilt. Yaakov

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xorg-server-1.5.3-3

2008-11-20 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin net distribution: *** xorg-server-1.5.3-3 These are the changes in this release: * Log changes: - - In addition to the XWin logs now being found in /var/log (as of the last release), now a

multiwindow support for _NET_WM_STATE_SKIP_TASKBAR

2008-11-20 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Jon, Following up on our discussion about multiwindow not honouring _NET_WM_STATE_SKIP_TASKBAR. The attached patch was what I had in mind but it has no effect. I'm posting this now to at least start the discussion. You may wish to refer to the

Re: libXaw3d7 Package Uninstall Hangs

2008-11-20 Thread hughgs
Thanks, that got me headed down the right path. The libXaw3d7.lst.gz file was corrupted so I replaced it using the local tarball via these instructions (which I'm including since it was on a different thread). http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2008-01/msg00419.html On Thu, 20 Nov 2008, Yaakov