Xemacs/cygwin 21.4.3 and new console window during compilation

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Tue Dec 18 10:11:00 GMT 2001


Look at STARTUP_INFO in the context of CreateProcess:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dllproc/prothred_9dpv.asp

You can make the console created invisible by setting dwFlags to 
STARTF_USESHOWWINDOW and wShowWindow to SW_HIDE.

Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
838 Washington Street                   (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
Holliston, MA 01746                     (508) 893-9889 - FAX



At 12:36 PM 12/18/2001, Andy Piper wrote:
>Dumb question - how do you create an invisible console?
>
>andy
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: xemacs-winnt-admin@xemacs.org
> > [mailto:xemacs-winnt-admin@xemacs.org]On Behalf Of Larry Hall (RFK
> > Partners, Inc)
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 7:13 AM
> > To: Dmitry Bely; Andy Piper
> > Cc: xemacs-winnt@xemacs.org; ben@xemacs.org; cygwin@cygwin.com
> > Subject: Re: Xemacs/cygwin 21.4.3 and new console window during
> > compilation
> > 
> > 
> > At 03:11 AM 12/18/2001, Dmitry Bely wrote:
> > >Andy Piper <andy@xemacs.org> writes:
> > >
> > > > So my supposition is that a console window is created because XEmacs
> > > > doesn't have one by default when started from the desktop.
> > >
> > >Why then MSVC-compiled XEmacs does not popup new console in the same
> > >situation? It also seems not to have one by default ...
> > 
> > 
> > Checking the source would provide the definitive answer.  I expect what
> > you'll find is that a console is created but it's invisible.  That's at
> > least one simple way to deal with this issue.
> > 
> > 
> > Good luck,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
> > RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
> > 838 Washington Street                   (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
> > Holliston, MA 01746                     (508) 893-9889 - FAX
> > 


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