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Re: 1.5.4-1: Problem with XEmacs, fonts, and subprocesses.

Igor Pechtchanski <> writes:


>> If you're _really_ obsessive (like me :-( about launching from an
>> icon, compile the following and point the icon at it.
>> Hope this helps,
>> ht
>> [code snipped]
>>    if (CreateProcess (NULL, "c:\\cygwin\\bin\\bash -c \"/usr/local/bin/i686-pc-cygwin/xemacs -f gnuserv-start\"", &sec_attrs, NULL, TRUE, 0,
>>                       NULL, NULL, &start, &child))
> Ouch!  Why not simply point the shortcut at 'c:\cygwin\bin\bash --login -c
> "/usr/local/bin/i686-pc-cygwin/xemacs -f gnuserv-start"'?
> 	Igor

Because that produces an unsightly command window as well as the
desired xemacs window.  That's what all the WinMain etc. stuff is
there to defeat.

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