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Re: Goldstar please (Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xinit-1.2.0-2)

> On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 07:31:07PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> >> On 29/12/2009 16:27, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >>> Sounds like a good idea, but I wish I'd known this was coming before
> >>> wasting time on:
> >>>
> >>>          * Improve checkX behavior when used as 'barrier' in startxwin.
> >> 
> >> Sorry about that, Chuck, but this was just the latest of a long string
> >> of issues involving these scripts.  We've been talking about replacing
> >> them for a while, and the recent traffic on the list was enough of an
> >> impetus to make me finally stop bandaging the scripts and find a better
> >> solution.  Plus, we gain argument handling and .startxwinrc, something
> >> the scripts would likely never do.
> >
> >Like I said, it sounds to me like a good idea; there's just so many
> >issues that can go (and have gone) wrong in these scripts -- PLUS, whose
> >idea was it to have TWO, one .sh and one .bat?!!?  Yeeesh.  We're well
> >rid of them.
> Yes, in fact, I think this deserves a gold star.  These things have been
> a pain in the neck for years.


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