gtk2 using SysV memory? (Was: Re: [ITP] gvim-6.4)

Gerrit P. Haase
Mon Dec 26 11:07:00 GMT 2005

Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Yaakov S (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
>> After doing some experimentation, it looks like this isn't a specific
>> problem with gvim, but is common to gtk2 apps, e.g.:
>> $ CYGWIN= gcolor2
>> Bad system call
>> $ gcolor2
>> [runs]
>>> I don't think that should be necessary, except in very trying cases 
>>> like, say, a database like postgresql.  So, whatever is using SYSV 
>>> shared memory in this scenario, it shouldn't.  The fact that I can start
>>> gvim on local Xmingw server but not on a remote X server shows,
>>> that SYSV shared memory can't be a necessity.
>> Gerrit?
> Yes maybe, need to take a look at the configure and build logs though.

Yes, --enable-shm is default=yes.  I rebuild now the pending 2.6.10
release with --enable-shm=no and upload later this day.


More information about the Cygwin-apps mailing list