Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-23 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Eric Roode (Thu, 20 Nov 2008 06:21:37 -0500) I do check www.cygwin.com before doing (what I think is going to be) a routine upgrade. If there's nothing in the news there, I assume that what I'm getting is just an upgrade of existing packages that I already have installed. Is that such a

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-21 Thread Do Not Reply
Eric Roode wrote: My xterms are screwed up. Numlock is very wonky: Let's say I start off with numlock on; I am in a Windows (non-X) window; I switch to an xterm; I use the numeric keypad to type; I get nothing (tildes, escape codes, non-numlock crap). I switch to another xterm, I type

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

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: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Christopher Faylor
On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 11:03:11AM -0500, 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. So you just blindly updated without noticing that X was changing? Wow. It's amazing that you

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Dont Care
I have the same Numlock/Capslock issue (see my previous post). Stop fighting about this, it doesn't help ! Please, does anybody have a solution ?? -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html Documentation:

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck
Dont Care wrote: I have the same Numlock/Capslock issue (see my previous post). Stop fighting about this, it doesn't help ! Please, does anybody have a solution ?? Yes. The location of the startup bat files changed from /usr/X11R6/bin to /usr/bin. You need to change your start menu shortcuts

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Eric Roode
On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 17:06:37 -0500, Chuck wrote: Dont Care wrote: I have the same Numlock/Capslock issue (see my previous post). Stop fighting about this, it doesn't help ! Please, does anybody have a solution ?? Yes. The location of the startup bat files changed from /usr/X11R6/bin to

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck
Eric Roode wrote: 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.

2008-11-19 Thread Back, Michael
Chuck wrote: I think the frustration on some people's behalf is that this question has been asked (and answered) maybe 50 times already on the list. Perhaps because people can't find the info. they need in any other way than posting to this list? I know that I only happened on this list during

RE: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Back, Michael
Michael Back wrote: And I still can't /quite/ get everything that I need working... app-image-san-004:image undefined control XView warning: Cannot load font set '-bh-lucida-medium-r-*-*-*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*' (Font package) XView warning: Unable to open default font set XView error: Cannot open

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Christopher Faylor
On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 06:07:03PM +0100, Dont Care wrote: I have the same Numlock/Capslock issue (see my previous post). Stop fighting about this, it doesn't help ! Please, does anybody have a solution ?? There is no reason to think that the previous two people contributing to this thread would

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Christopher Faylor
On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 03:16:05PM -0800, Back, Michael wrote: Chuck wrote: I think the frustration on some people's behalf is that this question has been asked (and answered) maybe 50 times already on the list. Perhaps because people can't find the info. they need in any other way than posting

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Eric Roode
On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 20:11:33 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 03:16:05PM -0800, Back, Michael wrote: Perhaps because people can't find the info. they need in any other way than posting to this list? You seem to be missing the point that if it was discussed in the list

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Back, Michael wrote: I solved this one by guessing and loading the right font pack... Which font pack contains this one?: app-image-san-004:station: Warning: Can't chmod /dev/console XView warning: Cannot load font set

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread cygwin
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 should read the announcements on cygwin-announce@ and cygwin-xfree-announce before

RE: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Back, Michael
Christopher Faylor did utter a clarion call of great frustration unto the heavens: On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 03:16:05PM -0800, Back, Michael wrote: Chuck wrote: I think the frustration on some people's behalf is that this question has been asked (and answered) maybe 50 times already on the list.

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Back, Michael wrote: Christopher Faylor did utter a clarion call of great frustration unto the heavens: On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 03:16:05PM -0800, Back, Michael wrote: Chuck wrote: I think the frustration on some people's behalf is that this question has been asked (and answered) maybe 50

Re: Upgrade woes.

2008-11-19 Thread Christopher Faylor
On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 06:58:05PM -0800, Back, Michael wrote: Christopher Faylor did utter a clarion call of great frustration unto the heavens: On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 03:16:05PM -0800, Back, Michael wrote: Chuck wrote: I think the frustration on some people's behalf is that this question has