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Re: error rxvt/run - couldn't make stderr distinct from stdout

On Oct 13 01:39, Paul J. Ghosh wrote:
> I just got a new laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit edition and installed
> Cygwin.  I usually set up an icon to invoke the following command:
> C:\cygwin\bin\run.exe -p /usr/X11R6/bin rxvt -sr -sl 1000 -e /bin/bash
> --login -I
> It runs fine in Windows XP Professional but on Windows 7 a DOS cmd console
> opens up with the message:
> 6 [main] rxvt 2272 dtable::stdio_init: couldn't make stderr distinct from
> stdout
> rxvt does fire up and seems to work.  However, the DOS cmd console with the
> message defeats the whole purpose of using run.exe.
> I did do a mailing list search and a Google search which resulted in some
> old posts about problems related to calling DuplicateHandle().
> Here is one of the threads I found:
> It is a fresh install with cygwin version 1.5.25-15.

Try a Cygwin 1.7 beta test release instead:

Cygwin 1.5.25 is not really supported on Windows 7.  Only Cygwin 1.7
gets tested on it.


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