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Re: Windows 7 update broke Cygwin X?
- From: Joshua Hoke <jhoke at automate dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:01:06 -0400
- Subject: Re: Windows 7 update broke Cygwin X?
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On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 1:17 PM, Joshua Hoke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 12:42 PM, Marco Atzeri <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 09/09/2016 18:03, Joshua Hoke wrote:
>>> After a recent Windows update, I am unable to start Cygwin's X server
>>> anymore. I tried updating to the latest Cygwin by running setup again,
>>> /usr/bin/rebaseall and rebooting. There are no obvious errors from the
>>> X server if I run /usr/bin/startxwin from a Cygwin console, but it
>>> seems to exit after 20 seconds or so:
I tried following directions from
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2015-07/msg00448.html for debugging with
strace and it seems there is an exception occurring inside a Trend
Micro DLL, causing XWin.exe to exit silently. At this point I don't
consider it a problem with Cygwin/X anymore, except that possibly it
should exit with a non-zero exit status. I am using a different X
server at the moment as a workaround.
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