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Goldstar please (Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xinit-1.2.0-2)

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 07:31:07PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> On 29/12/2009 16:27, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>> Sounds like a good idea, but I wish I'd known this was coming before
>>> wasting time on:
>>>          * Improve checkX behavior when used as 'barrier' in startxwin.
>> Sorry about that, Chuck, but this was just the latest of a long string
>> of issues involving these scripts.  We've been talking about replacing
>> them for a while, and the recent traffic on the list was enough of an
>> impetus to make me finally stop bandaging the scripts and find a better
>> solution.  Plus, we gain argument handling and .startxwinrc, something
>> the scripts would likely never do.
>Like I said, it sounds to me like a good idea; there's just so many
>issues that can go (and have gone) wrong in these scripts -- PLUS, whose
>idea was it to have TWO, one .sh and one .bat?!!?  Yeeesh.  We're well
>rid of them.

Yes, in fact, I think this deserves a gold star.  These things have been
a pain in the neck for years.


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