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Re: Call for testing Cygwin snapshot

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 10:00:39PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Dec 12 11:59, David Rothenberger wrote:
>> On 12/12/2005 2:32 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> > But I can't reproduce this grep problem since I'm unable to start the
>> > above grep.  The grep submenu is entirely greyed out when I look into
>> > it.  
>> I didn't mention the grep submenu. Here's a set of more detailed
>> instructions.
>> Here they are again:
>> 1. From a CMD.EXE shell, type
>>    c:\cygwin\bin\bash -lc 'setsid xemacs -q'
>> 2. In XEmacs, press ALT-x (hold ALT key, press x key, release x key,
>>    release ALT key)
>Doesn't work for me because Alt-X is bound to a KDE command, that's
>the reason I tried the menu.  It seems that Esc-X works, though, but
>> 3. XEmacs will prompt for a command. The prompt will already have 
>>    "grep -n ". Just add (without quotes) "-i system /etc/passwd" and 
>>    then press Enter.
>...this doesn't work either.  After pressing Esc-X, I'm in the last
>line of the emacs window.  The line just has a "M-x" prompt.  When
>I enter "grep" and then press the space key, I get "[no match]". I'm
>completely unable to enter a useful command at this point.

I get the same behavior when I type ALT-X.

(also mainly emacs/xemacs illiterate)

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