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X11 apps failing after upgrade
- From: James Ferguson <jferguson at juniper dot net>
- To: <cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 09:56:01 -0500
- Subject: X11 apps failing after upgrade
- Reply-to: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
All help gratefully received! I haven't found this problem through
searches, apologies if I've been searching for the wrong terms.
In my first update in a few months I picked up the major upgrade to the
X server. XWin -version now reports 188.8.131.52. After having the problems
below I did a full reinstall of Cygwin, with no success.
My symptoms look similar to tunneling via `ssh -X`, but it happens with
both `ssh -Y`, and when I do `xhost +` and display directly to
<server>:0 without ssh tunneling.
My client machine is Solaris. Everything worked fine before the update.
I'm running the installed startxwin.bat startup (with xterm REM'd out).
I can display xclock fine. xterm appears up, but as soon as I hit a key
it crashes with:
xterm: warning, error event received:
X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for
Major opcode of failed request: 136 (XKEYBOARD)
Minor opcode of failed request: 16 (XkbSetNamedIndicator)
Serial number of failed request: 117
Current serial number in output stream: 130
During which, my /var/log/XWin.0.log gets 8 lines of:
GetWindowProp - pWin or name was NULL
I can't run GNU Emacs at all (self-built Emacs 22.3.1 on the client
Solaris machine, but I also tried 21.3.1 installed from sunfreeware.com,
X protocol error: BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter) on protocol request
Fatal error (6)Abort (core dumped)
Nothing in /var/win/Xwin.0.log on that failure though. I /can/ run the
local, Cygwin-installed GNU Emacs - kicked it off via the X server
Any suggestions gratefully received, including what other info I can
supply or what diagnostics can I run?
Since it seems nobody else is screaming about this suggests it's
something about my setup, but I can't think what.
On the plus side, I've now fixed my Emacs configuration to work better
in the terminal :).
Thanks in advance,
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