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Re: Package emacs-x11 depends on package dbus-x11, but fails to declare this

On 8/4/2015 10:29 AM, Rainer Blome wrote:

Package emacs-x11 depends on package dbus-x11 and should declare this,
but apparently does not.

Please change package emacs-x11 so that it declares its dependency on
paackage dbus-x11.

When doing a fresh install of Cygwin 64bit, I selected xlaunch,
"emacs-x11" and a few other packages and let the dependency
satisfaction mechanism do its thing.
This resulted in a working X Server

I would say that it didn't result in a working X server in view of the error message, "D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up".

The documentation on the Cygwin/X home page ( says that you should install the xinit package in order to use the Cygwin X server. And xinit depends on dbus-x11. But not everyone reads the documentation before installing, so maybe xlaunch should require xinit.

Jon?  Yaakov?


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