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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: run-1.1.11-1
On Aug 14 14:16, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Charles Wilson wrote:
> > Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> Actually, what I told above is nonsense anyway. What I saw was the
> >> flickering cmd window from a urxvt-X startup without run. With run it
> >> doesn't start at all for me on W7, unless I start it from an existing
> >> console window. And in that case it doesn't matter if the
> >> CREATE_NO_WINDOW flag is given or not, it always takes 100% CPU. So,
> >> scratch that, it's no solution at all.
> > Rats. So much for a "good enough" workaround.
> OK, the attached patch (on top of run-1.1.11) seems to correct the
> problem in my testing.
> For testing, I:
> 1) used the W7 "workaround" code, even though I was using Vista.
> 2) This caused 100% CPU
> 3) then, adding the attached patch, I tried again (with the W7
> "workaround" code still enabled) and did NOT see 100% CPU.
> So, I'm hopeful that this fixes the problem for real, on W7. However,
> with one exception, the production version of 1.1.12 for <= WinXP will
> continue to use the "old" code. That exception is:
> for WinXP and above, I forcibly enabled the used "pipes" -- that is,
> explicitly creating new Windows Handles and setting them up as the
> child's stdio. The reason for this is, even the "old" run code would
> hit 100% CPU in the following scenario, on WinXP:
> 1) from a bash prompt in a cmd window
> 2) run urxvt-X.exe -display 127.0.0.1:0.0
> gave 100% CPU, although launching urxvt-X from a shortcut using the same
> invocation did not do so. With this small change, that problem is
> corrected, too.
> Corinna, can you give this a try? (I'm happy to send you a compiled
> version of the modified run.exe if that helps).
I just built it myself, and this looks pretty good. I can start xterm
and urxvt-X wjust fine without a flickering cmd window.
However, what does NOT work anymore is to start the X server. I had
to start it manually for testing xterm/urxvt.
Given that the X server shortcut is just a `run /usr/bin/startxwin.bat',
is it possible that the new incarnation doesn't start cmd correctly?
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