emacs under X11 forwarding: Fatal error (12)Bad system call

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Wed Oct 10 20:29:00 GMT 2012


On 10/10/2012 2:50 PM, Oleksandr Gavenko wrote:
> I setup WindowsXP in VirtualBox, enable X11 forwarding and can run xterm from
> Cygwin on Debian box.
>
> When I try to run "emacs-X11 -q" I get:
>
>    Fatal error (12)Bad system call
>
> while "emacs -nw" started successfully.

Are you running the latest Cygwin snapshot?

Ken


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