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Re: Cygwin 1.3.5 compatability with MS Windows XP

     I doubt that its a WinXP issue, as I use Cygwin w/X with no such
issues.  Have you tried reinstalling Cygwin w/1.3.6 ?
     -Collin Grady

If a cow laughs, does milk come out of her nose?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Booth" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2001 8:54 AM
Subject: Cygwin 1.3.5 compatability with MS Windows XP

> Hi,
> Today one of my collegues tried installing Cygwin 1.3.5 and CYGWIN/XFree86
on to
> a Compaq Deskpro EN 733MHz running Microsoft Windows XP RC2.  I have
> installed this onto Windows 2000 with no problems.
> Whilst the install seemed to work fine we ran into a couple of problems, i
> hoping that someone might be able to point us in the direction of where
best to
> investigate to resolve it.
> Firstly we found that sometimes programs seem to die before they start,
that is
> after hitting return at the end of the command line we are returned
straight to
> the command prompt without any error messages or other visual indications.
> was noted initially with telnet and vi and seemed to resolve it self with
> indication of how (it wasn't working then suddenly it was) and was seen
both at
> the command line and under X-Windows.
> Secondly X-Windows frequently dies when an X application exits or is
killed.  I
> have posted separately to the CYGWIN/XFree86 list about this and include
it here
> for information only.
> Stephen
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