XWin problem (xinit launche twice)

Franz Fehringer fehrin@googlemail.com
Sun May 24 12:20:20 GMT 2020

Am 21.05.2020 um 21:38 schrieb Marco Atzeri via Cygwin:
> On 21.05.2020 20:07, Franz Fehringer wrote:
>> There is maybe a race (condition) i just managed starting xinit only
>> once (where it was started twice all the time).
> A race it is possible.
> Sometimes I see xinit or Xwin stuck and I need to kill X,
> while the second time goes fine.
> May be in your case the first is stuck and a second istance is
> risen again.
> Running starxwin from mintty is more likely to work for me
> the first time. I assume the AV is causing a delay in loading
> the libraries and the second repetition takes less time and avoid the
> race.
> Regards
> Marco

Hi Marco,

Thx again for your advice and effort.
There seemingly is not much i can do.
What mechanism would start a second xinit instance?
I start clean (no xinit / XWin around) and have two xinitS in the next
second already.

Best regards


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