64-bit Cygwin: OpenGL and piping

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@freemail.ru
Wed Jul 31 04:11:00 GMT 2013

Greetings, l.wood@surrey.ac.uk!

> We're experiencing problems with the new 64-bit Cygwin with Geomview
> (http://www.geomview.org). OpenGL doesn't appear to function. Piping
> communication from third-party applications fails - though both opengl and
> piping work fine in 32-bit Cygwin and on other 32- and 64-bit platforms.

> Hints appreciated.

> (Instructions for building Geomview and SaVi under 64-bit Geomview are at
> http://sat-net.com/L.Wood/software/SaVi/building-under-Windows/ )

> It would be helpful to indicate on www.cygwin.com that 64-bit is very new, and 32-bit can be regarded as stable...

If you read the latest announce, the 64-bit Cygwin is "...as stable as the 32
bit version" (direct quote from announcement).
Other than that, a simple test case to demonstrate observed issue is always

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@freemail.ru) 31.07.2013, <02:42>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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