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Re: 1.5.4-1: Problem with XEmacs, fonts, and subprocesses.
- From: David Rothenberger <daveroth at acm dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 09:04:09 -0700
- Subject: Re: 1.5.4-1: Problem with XEmacs, fonts, and subprocesses.
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Triza UK wrote:
I have same experience with Cygwin 1.5.5
I updated my Cygwin to 1.5.5 and XEmacs became
unusable. Cygwin 1.3.20 works OK. XEmacs I am using is
21.5.5, but this must be a Cygwin bug because I only
The problem starts when I run a subprocess from
XEmacs. Good example is gnuserv. This is not a gnuserv
related bug because clearcase.el also wrecks XEmacs,
which also runs subprocesses.
Having run a subprocess, XEmacs screen failed to get
I use XEmacs 21.4, not 21.5, and do not have the reported problem with
fonts. But, I did have a possibly related problem. When I started a
subprocess in XEmacs, copy/paste to the Windows clipboard would stop
working. The work-arounds described for the fonts problem (starting
from rxvt) also worked for my problem, which is why I think they are
Anyway, FWIW, the latest changes to fhandler_tty.cc in the latest cygwin
snapshot fixed my XEmacs problems. You might want to try it.
If they don't solve your problem, I may have time to take a stab at
reproducing and debugging your problem with XEmacs 21.5 in a couple of
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