checkX problem or misunderstanding
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Aug 5 01:06:00 GMT 2013
On 8/3/2013 4:54 AM, email@example.com wrote:
> Re: checkX
> $ checkX --version
> run2 0.4.2
> checkX doesn't work as I understand the description below:
> Determines if X is installed, Xserver is running on specified DISPLAY
> and will accept clients. Returns 0 if yes, nonzero otherwise"
> Environment / Procedure to duplicate the error:
> - I have an X11 server running, started in pty0, where I will test checkX
> - In this pty0, I start an X11 server, which from the xinitrc starts up another mintty
> terminal, pty1 with Display environment variable set to :0
> - Testing checkX in pty1 (which has DISPLAY set) returns a 0 or successful result.
> checkX :0 --> returns 0
> - Moving back to pty0 and running the same command with the same argument gives:
> checkX :0 --> return 1 and error condition or no server available.
> However, if I simply manually set DISPLAY=:0 in pty0 X11 clients will run.
> - export DISPLAY=127.0.0.1:0
> - checkX :0 --> Nnw reports an o.k. this server is useable.
> If one relied on checkX the runing server would be missed. It is doing
> nothing that a check if DISPLAY var is set or not andn then possible
> testing it. It should has used the value :0 I sent it and do some X11
> stuff I am not aware of.
Perhaps we're misunderstanding your confusion here. Can you explain what
about Chuck's description of checkX at the link below isn't clear?
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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