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Re: XWin no longer working for me with -nolisten tcp?
- From: Jon Turney <jon dot turney at dronecode dot org dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
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- Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:27:39 +0000
- Subject: Re: XWin no longer working for me with -nolisten tcp?
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On 17/02/2017 22:20, Matt D. wrote:
I just recently formatted and reinstalled Windows 10 x64. I have not
updated anything related to Cygwin and everything version-wise is just
as it was.
I was previously starting X with the following:
$ xinit -- -multiplemonitors -multiwindow -clipboard -noprimary -dpi 96
-nolisten tcp -displayfd 3 3>/c/home/.display
But now it fails to open the display:
This log doesn't exactly match that command ('-nolisten inet6' rather
Note that since 1.17.0, -nolisten tcp is the default.
[ 21352.125] winInitMultiWindowWM - DISPLAY=:0.0
[ 21352.125] winMultiWindowXMsgProc - DISPLAY=:0.0
[ 21354.140] winInitMultiWindowWM - Could not open display, try: 1, sleeping: 5
[ 21354.140] winMultiWindowXMsgProc - Could not open display, try: 1, sleeping: 5
[ 21361.140] winInitMultiWindowWM - Could not open display, try: 2, sleeping: 5
[ 21361.140] winMultiWindowXMsgProc - Could not open display, try: 2, sleeping: 5
[ 21363.671] winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress
This seems to indicate that the helper clients can't connect to the X
server on the (emulated) unix domain socket, which is causing the X
server to be stopped.
I can't reproduce this.
Conceivably, this might be caused by firewall issues.
I can get around this issue by using "-listen tcp" instead of "-nolisten
tcp" but I don't understand why. This is especially ironic considering
Can you show the log for a working X server as well, please?
that this is the complete opposite workaround to what I had to use three
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