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Re: Problem with 4.3.0-47, ssh tunelling and emacs
- From: Alexander Gottwald <alexander dot gottwald at s1999 dot tu-chemnitz dot de>
- To: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 12:13:59 +0100 (MET)
- Subject: Re: Problem with 4.3.0-47, ssh tunelling and emacs
- References: <20040303050307.IRUM7345.mta10.adelphia.net@library>
- Reply-to: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 2 Mar 2004 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> After upgrading to Xfree86-xserv to 4.3.0-47 using the cygwin setup, GNU
> emacs crashes with the following messages:
> X protocol error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) on protocol request
> The crash occurs as soon as the mouse is moved *after* the RMB is pressed
> down. It is systematic and can be repeated easily
> The crash occurs with both emacs 21.2.1 and 21.3.1. The OS is Red Hat 9.
> The problem does not sem to occur with other X applications on the same
> tunnel. xemacs works fine.
> Surprisingly enough, the crash does not occur all the time. Within the same
> session, emacs sometimes works just fine. When that is the case, it works
> fine repeatedly.
> The crash if frequent though to prevent any reliable use of emacs, and once
> it kicks in it is systematic. The conditions that trigger the problem are
> unclear. Stopping and restarting the X server does not help.
> The problem does not seem to exist in 4.3.0-44, so downgrading to that
> version seems to be a valid workaround.
This may be a problem with the new OpenSSH. You have to add X11ForwardTrusted
to the .ssh/config file.
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