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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: run-1.1.11-1
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Big big big sigh.
> And a big sorry for the hassle.
> My only excuse is that I'm currently distracted by another project at my
> It turns out that all three attempts, starting with my NUL: patch, over
> your previous one, up to this one work fine in all cases under W7.
I'm not disappointed at all. That's great news.
> XWin works, xterm works, gvim works, urxvt works (and doesn't take 100%
> CPU). Starting emacs with `run emacs-X11' works.
> run bash -c -l emacs --display=127.0.0.1:0.0
> run bash -c -l "emacs --display=127.0.0.1:0.0"
No problem. As soon as I reach perfection, I'll start to criticize you
for making mistakes, I promise.
> `run startemacs.bat' also works fine. It didn't work for me because I
> took the file content as is, without realizing that the Cygwin root dir
> was set to C:\cygwin-1.7 in the script, while it's C:\cygwin on my
> machine. Urgh.
Yeah, I keep getting the same problem with startxwin.bat. I tend to
copy it into /usr/local/bin and edit that one, so that updates to the
xinit package don't break my setup. But...
REM SET CYGWIN_ROOT=C:\cygwin
if defined CYGWIN_ROOT goto :OK
doesn't work unless the batch file is in %CYGWIN_ROOT%\bin (and there
are obvious reasons why cygpath can't yet be used). So, every time I set
up a new machine for X, I forget to change that in the /usr/local/bin/ copy.
> Again, sorry for the confusion. :(
No problem. I'm going to commit my latest attempt, with some small
cleanups and one substantive change, and release 1.1.12 (rather than one
of the earlier working attempts). Mainly because I like the idea of
doing less work:
if $target is GUI, then do nothing special; just launch $target.
Else, if you already have a console, don't needlessly free it and
Else (since you have no alternative) muck around with explicitly
creating and hiding a console, using various techniques depending upon
The one substantive change is this:
bHaveConsole = TRUE;
+ SetParent ((*GetConsoleWindowFP) (), HWND_MESSAGE);
- SetParent ((*GetConsoleWindowFP) (), HWND_MESSAGE);
else if (!bHaveConsole)
because I don't think we want W7 to hide an active cmd prompt, in which
you happened to type "run foo".
Thanks to everybody who has been diligently testing all these attempts.
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