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Re: Isuse with xwin-xdg-menu "View logfile"
- From: Jon TURNEY <jon dot turney at dronecode dot org dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2015 15:43:15 +0100
- Subject: Re: Isuse with xwin-xdg-menu "View logfile"
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On 07/07/2015 04:13, Michael DePaulo wrote:
First of all, let me say how much I like xwin-xdg-menu. Thumbs up to
Jon Turney, and to all the other developers like Yaakov Selkowitz who
work on related components/package for Cygwin/X.
Anyway, when I do the following:
$ xinit -- -multiwindow
From the xterm that automatically launches:
XDG Menu > View logfile
I then see this:
executing 'xterm -title '/dev/pty1' -e less +F /dev/pty1', pid 1292
(pid 1292 stderr) Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
(pid 1292 stderr) Warning: Unable to load any usable fontset
pid 1292 exited with status 0
(The xterm window flashes briefly, and then disappears.)
Is /dev/pty1 the log file we should be trying to open?
I am not even sure what log file should be opened. Personally, I would
have assumed it is the X Server's log file.
That's hard to do with full generality, as we would need to know or
discover what -logfile option the server was given.
I see that this is the relevant code:
I made a small update to today, which includes a change to remove the
"View logfile" menu item if stdout is a tty, which should avoid this
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